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)
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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, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 01.1521. Creative Commons-BY
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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.
Condition: Fair. Previous horizontal break just above the eyes has been repaired numerous times. The serrated edge has broken off below the mouth. 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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