lute masks such as this are unique to this area of the Ramu River in Papua New Guinea. It is not a flute stopper but is lashed to the sacred flute. The flutes are kept hidden in the upper level of the men’s house and played during ceremonies. This mask is painted with locally made clay-based paints. It is 30 inches tall.
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Total cost will be $160
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