Ambrym. <em>Mask (Rom)</em>, 19th-20th century. Wood, pigment, plant fibers, 21 × 11 1/4 × 7 1/2 in. (53.3 × 28.6 × 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Altria, 2008.26.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.2008.26.5_back.jpg)

Mask (Rom)

Artist:Ambrym

Medium: Wood, pigment, plant fibers

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Dates:19th-20th century

Dimensions: 21 × 11 1/4 × 7 1/2 in. (53.3 × 28.6 × 19.1 cm)

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Accession Number: 2008.26.5

Image: CUR.2008.26.5_back.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat cantilevered diamond-shaped mask with eyes and nose in relief on lower half of diamond. Surface is of plant fiber paste over a wood and fiber frame. Blue, white, red-brown, and black pigments cover the surface. Portions of wood stick out around the edge of the mask.

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