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malagan
E001176. Malagan mask. Side view. Northern New Ireland, New Ireland Province, PNG. Purchased Capt Farrell 1887. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - J. Steele
 
Summary:
E001176 - 0/5/1887, malagan, , Northern region, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Item Name:
malagan
Label:
Malagan mask made from alstonia scholaris wood and ornamented with shell, lime, ochre, paint, and barkcloth. Trade calico can be seen at the back of this mask. Purchased from Captain Farrell in 1887. Northern New Ireland, New Ireland Province.
Keywords:
religion
dance
ceremony
funerary
Region:
Northern region
Province/State:
New Ireland Province
Country:
Papua New Guinea
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
/05/1887
Registration Number:
E001176
Associated Stories:
New Ireland, Malagan scultpture and ceremony - general