Medium: Bark cloth, cane, wood, pigment
Dates:19th or early 20th century
Dimensions: 30 3/4 x 50 1/4 in. (78.1 x 127.6 cm)
Accession Number: 68.187
Catalogue Description: Conical helmet mask of bark cloth (tapa) over a cane frame. Mask represents a bat with large projecting "ears" or wings. Top of mask ends in tapering cone with wood sticks projecting and a flat disc attached. Bird type beak, open with teeth made of wooden spikes. Eyes are 2 concentric circles of cane, padded bulge on forehead. Masks of brown/black tape except for strip of dull red running horizontally from wing tip to wing tip and bordered with cane. Strips of cloth hand from bottom edges of wings.