<em>Mask (Tatanua)</em>, 19th century. Wood, bark, fiber, Turbo petholatus opercula, pigment, 12 1/4 x 8 x 10 1/2 in. (31.1 x 20.3 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Russell Sturgis, 35.2212. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.2212_transp6191.jpg)

Mask (Tatanua)

Medium: Wood, bark, fiber, Turbo petholatus opercula, pigment

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 12 1/4 x 8 x 10 1/2 in. (31.1 x 20.3 x 26.7 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 6E

Accession Number: 35.2212

Image: 35.2212_transp6191.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden mask, the face of which is painted black, red and white. Glass eyes. The crest of the mask is made of bark fiber in imitation of a mourning coiffure. Condition: one ear missing, one partly broken; ornaments over eyes broken.

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