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Malagan mask of wood, pigment, vegetable fibre, operculum. Coloured red, black, white and yellow. Beard of yellow and red fibre, from the chin spring two sets of antennae or tusks, cap black with yellow frings. Two carved plumes at sides.
- Production date
Height: 80.20 centimetres (special box)
Width: 48.50 centimetres (special box)
Depth: 49.50 centimetres (special box)
- Curator's comments
- Information from Melanesia: Art and Encounter, Vicky Barnecutt: Used to remove taboos or to assist in fund-raising during a Malangan ceremony.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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