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U996.23.17
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Mask #32)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Murik Lakes, East Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Cultural Group : Sepik
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Wood
Support / Technique : Carving
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : A wood carved mask. Face is very oblong. The forehead constitutes one half the entire object. Eyes and mouth are indicated by slits with an incised line around each. Nose is in high relief. Cheeks and forehead are incided. Nose extends to top mask. Feathers and a coiled natural fibre are wrapped around the mask.
Accession # : U996.23.17
Width (cm) : 18.40
Height (cm) : 49.80
Depth (cm) : 9.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :