DB14 Mwai Mei Ancestral Mask Iatmul People
Item # .DB14
Description .Mwai Ancetral Mask featuring a frog on the chin which is unusual in that frogs are very rarely incorporated into masks. As can be seen the natural bushvine beard is thinning in places but the shellwork is largely intact. The piece is old with an aged dark appearance and was collected in 1961. It is a beautiful looking mask using natural ochres.
Size .61cm * 23cm (24″ * 9″)