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Mask/plaque [metaniele] with protruding eyes and nose and pierced septum, hung above the entrance to the nakamal during the circumcision festival c.1970 Place made: Lendamboe Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, masks, tree fern with vegetable paste, twine

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 62.0 h x 59.0 w x 24.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.155