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malagan
A018921. Malagan mask. Front side view. Tabar Islands, New Ireland Province, PNG. Purchased Weisser 1883. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - J. Steele
 
Summary:
A018921 - 0/9/1883, malagan, Tatau Island, Tabar Group, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
malagan
Label:
Malagan mask in the same style as A014320. Note the use of trade cloth on the left side of the mask. Purchased from J Weisser in 1883. Tabar Island, New Ireland Province PNG.
Keywords:
funerary
ceremony
dance
Place:
Tatau Island
Region:
Tabar Group
Province/State:
New Ireland Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
/09/1883
Registration Number:
A018921
Associated Stories:
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - construction
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - symbolism
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - general