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  Abelam Baba Helmet Mask  
  Abelam Baba Helmet Mask New Guinea Art  
  Abelam Baba Helmet Mask New Guinea Arts  
  Abelam Baba Helmet Mask Oceanic Art  
     
 
Item No: abelam_yam_baba_0065
   
Description: Abelam Baba Helmet Mask
  This Baba helmet mask is from the people of the Southern Abelam Wosera
  region. These masks are worn to frighten female spirits and were used to
  chase non-initiates, women and children during the preparation of male
  initiation rituals. Tightly woven and decorated with natural pigments this
  piece has been used over time and displays some damage from use over the
  right eye.
   
Dimensions: 17” x 11”
   
Location: Abelam, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region
   
  Price On Application