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Loan Object

Mask

19th century

Wood, hair and nails; carved, painted

12 5/8 × 9 7/16 × 4 3/4 in. (32 × 24 × 12 cm)
base: 7 7/8 × 7 1/16 × 5 7/8 in. (20 × 18 × 15 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.293
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: S. Throckmorton, New York.

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