This is a very unique and Old Tribal Tumbaun Mask from the Middle Sepik River in Papua New Guinea. This mask has amazing expression and detail all made out of woven basketry. Woven basketry masks are used in dances in the Abelam region of Papua New Guinea. Baba tagwa or tumbuan masks are used to frighten away uninitiated boys from initiation ceremonies, the dancers making threatening gestures and brandishing spears. The mask shows age, but is in good condition 9 inches Tall 16 Inches Tall on Stand 10.5 Wide AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA LNov2021 #40. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.