Mask - Eharo

Production date
1913
Country
Papua New Guinea
State/Province
Gulf of Papua New Guinea
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Description
Mask - Eharo representing fish surmounted by human head. Bark cloth on cane frame painted white, black and red.
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Measurements
H1050 x W467mm
Media/Materials description
Plant fibre
History and use
This eharo mask is one of three styles of masks made by the Elema people of Gulf province in Papua New Guinea.

This mask is currently being exhibited as part of the "Paperskin: Bark Cloth of the Pacific" exhibition, travelling around Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand in 2010.
Registration number
E240

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