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Mask

Date:
mid to late 19th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, New Britain
Culture:
Tolai people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H.12 1/8 x W. 6 1/8 x D. 3 in. (30.8 x 15.6 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
1978.412.1524
Not on view
Richard Parkinson Collection; Linden-Museum, Stuttgart, Germany; [Matthias Komor, New York, before 1967]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 52.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 71.



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