Arts of the Pacific Islands
Rattan, vegetal fiber, mud, pigment traces
14 x 10 x 11 1/4 in. (35.6 x 25.4 x 28.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Dorothea and Leo Rabkin
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Abelam. Zoomorphic Mask, 20th century. Rattan, vegetal fiber, mud, pigment traces, 14 x 10 x 11 1/4 in. (35.6 x 25.4 x 28.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dorothea and Leo Rabkin, 2004.75.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.75.15.jpg)
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Woven basketry mask, possibly representing a parrot. Central crest runs from top of head to base of mask. Open work eyes decorated with white clay and ultramarine pigment. Two attached ears with fiber decoration. Overall condition: good, pigment flaking, surface dirt.
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