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Boiken Wood Mask

$685

Old Carved Wood Painted Mask from the Boiken People from the Lower Sepik Region, Papua new Guinea. Coastal Boiken groups formerly created masks representing a variety of male and female spirits. Used by men during ceremonial performances, most were not placed directly on the face but were attached to a basketry framework that covered the dancer's head and was worn with a knee-length grass skirt.

Measurements:

  • Height: 14"
  • Width: 6.75"
  • Depth: 6"

 

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