Kwoma Mythical Dance Mask Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
  Kwoma Ceremonial Dance Mask Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
  Kwoma Ceremonial Mythical Mask Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
  Kwoma Ceremonial Dance Mask Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
     
     
 
   
ITEM NO:
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DESCRIPTION: KWOMA MYTHICAL MASK
   
 
Kwoma people are known to create variations of this mythical ceremonial spirit mask.
 
The long butterfly like nose, delicate in form evokes an endearing presence.
 
This particular mask has as attachments three silver 1930's shillings on one ear.
 
Upon his forehead is a small embossed cuscus. Large irregular piercings appear throughout
 
for ceremonial decorations to be attached.
   
DIMENSIONS:
14.5" x 8.5"
   
LOCATION:
Kwoma, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region