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Initiation Mask

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Kapriman village (?), Middle Sepik, Korewori or Blackwater River
Culture:
Iatmul people (?)
Medium:
Fiber, cassowary feathers, paint
Dimensions:
Height 39-1/2 in.
Classification:
Basketry-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.448
Not on view
[Ian Arundel, Old Curiosity Shop, Los Angeles, until 1972]; William D. and Nancy Coe Wixom, Eastchester, NY, 1972–1994

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