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Mask

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Murik Lakes region, Mendam village, Lower Sepik River
Culture:
Murik Lakes
Medium:
Wood, paint, fiber, nassa shells
Dimensions:
H. 21 1/8 x W. 10 3/4 x D. 3 3/4 in. (53.7 x 27.3 x 9.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1411
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to the Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

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