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Mask

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu, Malakula
Culture:
Malakula
Medium:
Bamboo, vegetable fiber, paint
Dimensions:
H. 10 x W. 3 11/16 x D. 5 5/8 in. (25.4 x 9.3 x 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Basketry-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1475
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1951] ; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1951,on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

Speiser, F. Die Kleinwüchsigen Asiens (Andamanen, Malacca, Philippinen, Wedda) und Beschreibung einzelner Inselgruppen Melanesiens [The Pygmy People of Asia in the Andamans, Malacca, the Philippines and Vedda, as well as a description of some Melanesian Island Groups. Basel, Switzerland, 1930.

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