Folk and Outsider Art Collection

 

Artist

Maker Unknown

Nationality

Oceanic

Title of Work

Baba Festival Mask

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Date of Work

20th c.

Medium

Woven fibers, grasses, pigment

Height

15"

Width

8 1/2"

Depth

12"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection, James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: WS_06, Box 3D13

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Papua New Guinea yam (baba) festival mask. Worn during yam harvest ceremonies in Papua New Guinea. Abelam baba festival, basketry, ritual, ceremony, harvest

James Smith Pierce Collection

Condition

Excellent

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