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Designer

Unknown

Model

Yam mask

Year of origin
late 20th
Brand

Unkown

Description

basketwork
painted
good original condition
h 57 / w 30 / d 20 cm

Elaborately crafted Abelam mask from the late 20th century. The Abelam people in Papua New Guinea produce two types of basketry masks. One is worn on the head during ceremonies and the other used to decorate yams. The mask is a basketwork with organic pigments and include a mount.