A classic inland Turubu Mosquito Mask with a rich glossy patina throughout. This well carved dense wood mask portrays the iconic “mosquito” nose, a feature carved only by the people of the Turubu region. A mask such as this would have been consulted on in times of warfare and hunting. Irregular piercings throughout, a beautifully well preserved mask.
Dimensions: 16" x 6"
Location: Turubu, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region.
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