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Eharo Dance Mask

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Artist Unknown (Elema)

Date

before 1930s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Eharo Dance Mask, Artist Unknown (Elema)
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Tapa, rattan, pigment
Size: 28 5/8 x 23 1/4 x 13 in. (72.71 x 59.06 x 33.02 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf
Culture: Elema, Oceania, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: mask with beak-like mouth, heavy brown brow and nose and round eyes of red, white and black; point at top of head with fringed crosspiece; black star on back of head
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John Cowles Family Fund
Accession Number: 2004.119.1
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009