Costume mask

Costume mask
(mid 19th century)

Artist/s name
Kanak people, Central Grande Terre Island, New Caledonia


Medium
Paperbark (Meleleuca sp.), human hair, feathers, fibre, rattan, seeds, resin, natural pigment
Measurements
149.2 x 26.6 x 29.1 cm (installation)
Place/s of Execution
Central Grande Terre Island, New Caledonia
Accession Number
2009.601
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Todd Barlin through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2009
 
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery Location
Not on display