Mask (Mai)

Date:
late 19th–mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood, clay, cowrie and nassa shells, fiber, buttons
Dimensions:
H.19 x W. 6 1/2 x D. 3 1/2 in. (48.3 x 16.5 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1513
Not on view
[Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, until 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1958–1978