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Blackwater River Dance Mask, Kabriman Village - SOLD

Blackwater River Dance Mask, Kabriman Village. Pairs of these masks are used in ceremonial dances. They come in male and female. This one is male, one sees female masks less commonly outside of New Guinea. This mask was collected in Kabriman, Iatmul people, in the 1970’s. They are woven out of rattan the covered with pitch and mud then painted. Between ceremonies they are stored in the upper level of the men’s ceremonial houses.  It measures 27.25 inches long and 12 inches tall. Comes with a stand.

 Total cost will be SOLD

*The shipping cost quoted is via UPS. Should you want or need the item to be shipped via the Post Office please contact me. The cost to ship larger artifacts is considerably more than UPS in most cases.

*If I am shipping to you outside the US, please contact me for shipping costs. I will get back to you with a total.

Inquire or order: #7911


To purchase this piece, or if you have any questions about it, Email Joe, call:
1-800-335-0275 or 605-342-5873 or use the form below.


Please note: All New Guinea artifacts are one-of-a-kind and subject to prior sale.
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