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Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art
Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III
2005 - New Guinea Art. Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede. De Young Museum, San Francisco, 2005.
Made from a number of basketry elements that are lashed together to form the mask. The outer surface was then coated with a thick clay mixture which once dry was painted with pigments. The basket weave would not have been visible once the mask was completed.