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Wanis Carved Wooden Mask

From the Collection of Burrinja Cultural Centre Cnr Glenfern Rd and Matson Dr Upwey 3158

Description
Wooden mask carved from log with small hollow at back. Decorated in ochre, yellow, black and white pigment with shells for eyes. Tongue extends from mouth and white tusks stretch between the mouth and the top of the head. Dried plant material covers the top of the head.
Size
28[h] 18[w] 17[d]
Object Registration
B0166
When Made
1990s
Made By
Hosea Linge (Master Carver)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM