Papua New Guinea Talipun Money Shell Fiber Mask Boiken Tribe
This is a an Old Extraordinary Double Sided Woven Fiber Talipun 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. This traditional mask is one of the most important forms of currency. This is a fabulous and unique Talipun double woven mask and would be a wonderful addition to your home and collection. This was collected in the field and shows age and some discoloration. 10 1/2" tall COMES ON A STAND 9" wide 16 long AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT THE WORLD OF BACARA.
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- Style: Pacific Islands & Oceania
- Color: Multi-Color
- Material: Fiber
- Original/Reproduction: Original