Masks

new-guinea | masks
Generally masks in New Guinea are not worn over the face but are hung outside or in ceremonial men's houses, sometimes they are attached to large dance costumes. They can depict sprits, mythological creatures, family ancestors or tribal ancestors. Masks often depict symbolic animals or birds on the forehead or chin.
Ansestor Mask
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Asmat Trophy Head
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Bat Mask
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Black Mask
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Black Mask with Hornbill
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Blue Mask
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Canoe Sheild Mask
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Carving of Face
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Crocodile Human Mask
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Dark Ancestor Mask
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Dark Mask
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Flat Oval Mask
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Garra Hook Mask
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Hardwood Mask with Figure
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Large Hardwood Mask
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Large Mask with Shell Eyes
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Large Mask with Three Faces
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Large Painted Mask
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Long Mwai Mask
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Mask Painted Ocra
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Mask with Bone and Shell
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Mask with Feathers
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Mask with Fibre
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Mask with Insect Eyes
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Mask with jagged edge
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Mask with Long Thin Handle
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Mask with Shells
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Mask with Surround
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Owl Mask
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Polychrome Mask
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Polychrome Mask with Fibre
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Round Mask with Fibre Surround
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Small with Crack
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Tall Mask
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Tall Thin Mask with Shells
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