Yam mask, tribal art, Oceanian art, basketry, Papua New Guinea, Oceanian art

Yam mask, tribal art, Oceanian art, basketry, Papua New Guinea, Oceanian art
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Yam mask collected in the village of Maprik in Papua New Guinea. Yam masks are used to dress up the most beautiful yams selected at harvest time. This wickerwork mask represents the head of the yam, a highly symbolic way of proving that these sacred tubers do indeed have a soul... Woven rush and natural pigments. Traces of use. Sold with a presentation base. 27 x 17 cm / €250 base and free shipping.

Ref: H6NQ3IESM8

Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Masks of Tribal Art Style)
Period 20th century (Oceanic Masks 20th century)
Country of origin Papua New Guinea
Width (cm) 17 cm
Height (cm) 27 cm
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 22700, louannec, France
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