This a fabulous woven natural pigment Abelam Headdress Yam Mask from the Abelam Tribe of the East Sepik in Papua New Guinea. A man's social status is determined largely by his success in growing long yams. This mask is a unique example of Papua New Guinea art and the meaning it has in their lives.A perfect adornment for your home or to add to your collection. Late20th-Century COMES ON STAND The mask shows age and Natural Wear 12 Inches Tall 15.5 Inches Tall on Stand 13 Inches Wide Top 9 Inches Wide Middle 5.5 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTATION TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA LApril2019B#24.
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