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Mask/plaque [metaniele] used to hang above the entrance to the nakamal during the circumcision ceremony c.1970 Place made: Mobarek Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, masks, wood, vegetable paste, cane

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 87.0 h x 76.5 w x 33.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.156