Monday, January 25, 2016

Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara)

Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara)

Date: mid to late 19th century
Geography: Australia, Mabuiag Island, Queensland, Torres Strait
Culture: Torres Strait Islander
Medium: Turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint
Dimensions: H. 21 1/2 x W. 25 x D. 22 3/4 in. (54.6 x 63.5 x 57.8 cm)
Classification: Costumes
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number: 1978.412.1510

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