Mask from New Ireland


Museum of World Culture

Museum of World Culture
Göteborg, Sweden

Dance mask with face cut in wood. The upper, which consists of vegetable fibers on a wicker frame, depicts an old-fashioned man's hairstyle. The mask includes a suit of bark cloth and leaves. (suit was not collected).


  • Title: Mask from New Ireland
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Gender: None
  • Date Created: 1700/1900
  • Location: Papua New Guinea
  • Physical Dimensions: h440 mm
  • Type: Mask
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/se/
  • External Link: Object at Museum of World Culture (Världskulturmuseet)
  • Place Part Of: Papua New Guinea

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