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: T/PAPU/37

: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Mask

: Mask, wood, carved, elliptical, painted, black and brown, shell and hair decoration. Boar tooth and bird head on the nose. Much of the surface is covered in mud or resin with shells pushed into it. A large area has fallen off and is separate. Cotton fringing around edge.

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: Commonwealth Institute Collection

: Papua New Guinea, Oceania / Melanesia, Pacific

: Transferred from the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, 2012