Collection Online
wood, earth pigments, cassowary feathers
54.5 × 11.2 × 40.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Yuat River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1971
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Mask, oval shape, hollowed out at the back, pierced eyes with very shallow "funnel" surrounds which are black. Reverse has a centred ridge with pierced septrum. Mouth open with protruding tongue, face painted white, four raised circular patches on forehead - The edge of mask is fringed with cassowary feathers.