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Old 31st August 2018, 11:31 PM   #1
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Default Red Wooden Mask

I inherited a collection of masks from a relative who died several years ago. From time to time I will be posting pictures of them. I would be grateful to those who comment on them and also any books people can recommend to learn more. Attached is one that's made of wood and dyed with a red pigment of some sort. I would love to know where its from, its age, and how it was used. Thank you.
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Old 1st September 2018, 06:55 AM   #2
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for me it would be asmat papua sépik aréa..
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Old 9th September 2018, 10:15 AM   #3
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Yes, it's a Sepik mask but not an Asmat mask, see here: https://www.bing.com/images/search?q...sk&FORM=HDRSC2

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Old 11th September 2018, 02:49 PM   #4
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sepik mask, need more pictures (from the back and the size) to say if its a good one..
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Old 15th September 2018, 12:41 AM   #5
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It's 17 inches long and 8 inches wide. Thank you for your help.
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