This is a wonderful Woven Talipun Crown Mask from the Boiken People from the Yangoru Village of the Prince Alexander Mountains in Papua New Guinea. Talipun in pidgin means bride-prices and the Boiken people from the Yangoru village of Prince Alexander Mountains are best known for those trade valuables consisting of small, woven-cane masks or figures attached to carefully cut spiral section of the shell. This traditional mask is one of the most important forms of currency. This is a fabulous and unique Talipun woven Crown mask and would be a wonderful addition to your home and collection.Late 20th-Century COMES ON STAND 13 Inches Tall 16 Inches Tall on Stand 7 Inches Wide Shell 5 Inches Tall Shell 10 Inches Tall Fiber Mask 7 Inches Wide Fiber Mask AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA.
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