Vannerie en joncs et traces de pigments naturels. Yam masks serve for dressing up the most beautiful yams just harvested. This root is one of the main food resource in the Sepik river valley.
This mask in basketwork represents the head of the yam. Very symbolic way of proving that these sacred tubers indeed have a soul... Photos : David & Amélie GODREUIL. DECOUVREZ NOS FILMS ET PHOTOS DE COLLECTE /.
FIND OUR FILM AND FIELD PICTURES. => Copy : "FACEBOOK ARTIFACT Art Tribal Océanien". => Copy : "COMPILATION" sur you tube (David GODREUIL). The item "Abelam yam mask, masque à igname, papua new guinea, tribal art, oceania" is in sale since Tuesday, April 20, 2021.This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "art-tribal-oceanien" and is located in Louannec. This item can be shipped worldwide.