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ITEM NO:
Abelam_Yam_Mask_01-1215
   
DESCRIPTION: LARGE WOVEN ABELAM YAM MASK
   
 
Unusually large Yam Mask from the Abelam region.  Design elements include a human face at
 
the top of the piece with smaller facial features within the mid section of the Hornbill form. 
 
The traditional Abelam pigments have been applied.  Wooden bars have been attached to the
 
back section for suspension upon the large yam during ceremony.
 
   
DIMENSIONS:
41" x 14.5"
   
LOCATION:
Abelam, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region