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Yam Mask – Babamini, Maprik and Wosera area, Papua New Guinea – #4492

$65.00

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Yam Mask – Babamini, Maprik and Wosera area, 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 colorful mask was used in one yam ceremony. It is 8.5 inches high. Woven cane and painted with village-made clay and vegetable-based paints.

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