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Punu People Ceremonial Dance Mask


This human face, probably a female, has accents on the eyelid area, ears and lips using dark brown-black vegetable pigment. On top of the mask is an unusual pair of breast-like forms. 
The mask is made of carved wood with fine aged encrusted dark brown-black vegetable pigment and a white kaolin patina. There are signs of age and use.

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