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New Guinea Polychrome Fiber Yam Masks, Mid-20th Century

Item Details

Abelam style (New Guinea)
Two yam masks, mid-20th century
Natural woven fibers, and pigment with a clay patina

Provenance:
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).

Condition

- fading and discoloration to the pigment; moderate patina loss; minor frays to the weave; minor staining and accretions.

Dimensions

13.0" W x 8.0" H x 5.5" D

- measurement of largest.

Item #

ITMG952958

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