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Yam mask - Abelam - East Sepik - Papua New Guinea

Lot reference 15331833
Yam mask - Abelam - East Sepik - Papua New Guinea

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Early 20th century - In good condition

The mask is made of braided natural fibers. The wickerwork is covered with a patina of a crust of smoke.
It has a long nose, big oval eyes, small mouth and a kind of a hat.
The right ear has a small damage. It is in a good condition.

Masks are used to cover long yams in a ceremony showing the men's gardening prowess. It is very important in the culture. The Abelam believe only men can grow long yams.

Height: :22 cm
Width: 17 cm
Depth: 22 cm

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United Kingdom $17.61
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