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Provenance

Given to the MFA by William and Bertha Teel. Purchased from Tambaran Gallery, New York, July 1982. Formerly in European collection, acquired about 1900 from German collectors.

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel

Biwat people, Papua New Guinea, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Yuat River Region, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Dimensions

29.21 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1994.400

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Masks