Arts of the Pacific Islands
Frontal bones of human skull, parinarium nut paste, clay, wood, human hair, fiber, pigment
8 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (21.3 x 14.6 x 8.3 cm) (show scale)
On the inside of the skull, paper label reads: Clark Burningham, MD, 182 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, A.M. 8-10, P.M. 3-4.
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Gift of Dr. Clark Burnham
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Tolai. Lor Mask, 19th century. Frontal bones of human skull, parinarium nut paste, clay, wood, human hair, fiber, pigment, 8 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (21.3 x 14.6 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Clark Burnham, 01.1521. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 01.1521_view1_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Frontal bones of human skull molded over with clay to form mask. Human hair bound to rattan was then attached to top edge of mask. Sides of mask are serrated.
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