Body Mask (Manawas)

Date: mid-20th century
Geography: Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Momogo village, Pomatsj River (northern tributary)
Culture: Asmat people
Medium: Fiber, sago palm leaves, wood, feathers, paint
Dimensions: H. 76 x Diam. 26 in. (193 x 66 cm)
Classification: Basketry-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number: 1978.412.1279

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