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Dance mask, Asa Katé
Dance mask, Asa Katé
Date:
C-14 dating: 17th–19th century (inconclusive % probability)
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood
Dimensions:
45.7 x 19.1 x 17.8 cm (18 x 7 1/2 x 7 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Probably Mindjim Family Language Speakers
Provenance:

"Walter Randel Collection, New York." (Catalog #364, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 143.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.76
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

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