Adams, Victoria (2017) Barkcloth dance masks from Papua New Guinea. Explore our collections.

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Abstract

Three dramatic barkcloth masks offer an insight into the traditional beliefs and celebrations of the Elema people from the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, at the turn of the 20th century.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
D History General and Old World > DU Oceania (South Seas)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: World Cultures
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 14:25
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 14:25
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1912

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