EARLY NEW GUINEA YANGORU BOIKEN TALIPUN
Origin: New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Prince Alexander Mountains, Boiken People (Provenance: Old New York collection, Note "JJ" lettering attached to the back. )
Period/Date: Circa 1900-1920's
Materials: fiber, rattan, Cassowary bird feathers, earth pigments
Description: This very old archaic style Talipun bride price mask has good volume and three dimensional qualities. It shows significant age having some minor loss with an old original surface and semi-encrusted pigments. It comes with a stand but it was not custom made for it.
Dimensions: Length 13" (33 cm), Width 5.5" (14 cm)
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