Yam mask, Abelam people,  Papua New Guinea
basketry, pigment
13" tall
early to mid 20th century, definite signs of age and use
ex Xanadu Gallery in San Francisco

Competitions to grow extraordinarily large yams is an annual event for men of the Abelam culture. The yams are
subsequently adorned  with basketry masks.

Inventory # RT69

$1000 - SOLD
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