Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mask

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Kaningarra, Middle Sepik, Blackwater River
Culture:
Kaningara, Terakei
Medium:
Wood, paint, fiber, nassa shells, resin
Dimensions:
H. 13 x W. 4 3/4 x D. 5 in. (33 x 12.1 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1689
Not on view
Dan Rolph, Cairns, Australia, until 1965; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1965, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Related Objects

Eharo Mask

Date: early 20th century Medium: Barkcloth, cane, paint Accession: 1978.412.725 On view in:Gallery 354

Mask

Date: late 19th–early 20th century Medium: Barkcloth, paint, wood, bamboo Accession: 1978.412.1518 On view in:Gallery 354

Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara)

Date: mid to late 19th century Medium: Turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint Accession: 1978.412.1510 On view in:Gallery 354

Mask

Date: 19th century Medium: Wood, paint Accession: 1978.412.721 On view in:Gallery 354

Hook-Mask (Garra or Gra)

Date: 19th century or earlier Medium: Wood, traces of pigment Accession: 2014.752 On view in:Gallery 354