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Mask (Kandimbong [?])

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, East Sepik Province, Kanduanum village, Lower Sepik River
Culture:
Angoram people
Medium:
Wood, pig's tusks, nass shells, feathers, fiber, paint, button
Dimensions:
H. 19 3/8 x W. 9 1/4 x D. 4 in. (49.2 x 23.5 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1961
Accession Number:
1978.412.790
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969-1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 149.



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