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Mask

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Artist Unknown (Sulka)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mask, Artist Unknown (Sulka)
Mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Basketry (Do Not Use) | Plant fibers, pigment, feathers, pith, wood
Size: 32 3/16 x 25 9/16 x 19 1/4 in. (81.76 x 64.93 x 48.9 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Wide Bay, New Britain
Culture: Sulka, Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Wide Bay, New Britain
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: tapering from wide base; face with protruding eyes, open mouth, protruding forehead; very large fox-like high ears; looping "handle" on back of head; separate snake head may have originally protruded from mouth; pink with black linear designs
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 2004.4
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009