Yam Mask – Babamini, Abelam People, Papua New Guinea. These masks are ancestral spirit images used to celebrate the ancestors at the annual Yam Harvest Festival. Yams grown for eating are normal sized, however, ceremonial yams can be up to 12 feet long. Babamini are used to decorate these huge yams. This striking piece is 19.5 inches high. Woven cane and painted with village-made clay and vegetable-based paints.
Price: $145 plus $25 shipping costs* for a total cost of $170
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