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Spirit mask costume, doroe or dekewar
Spirit mask costume, doroe or dekewar
Date:
20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Rattan, Baketry, Fiber, Shell, Seeds, Cassowary And Cockatoo Feathers, And Red And White Pigment
Dimensions:
210 x 65 x 41 cm (82 11/16 x 25 9/16 x 16 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Jakapis Village; Asmat People; Emari Ducur Subgroup
Provenance:

"Walter Randall Collection, New York." (Catalog #516, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 174.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.17
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

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

Exhibition History:

2005 - New Guinea Art. Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede. De Young Museum, San Francisco, 2005.

Painted bodice made by twining the inner bark of a paper mulberry tree and coiling rattan; painted mask accessorized with ears, eyepieces, a nose, and an upright stick of cassowary feathers, and a skirt of sago fronds.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Canoe paddle
Canoe paddle (20th century)
Food bowl, kamana
Food bowl, kamana (20th century)
Band
Band (20th century)
Horn
Horn (20th century)