Arts of the Pacific Islands
Frontal bones of human skull, parinarium nut paste, clay, wood, human hair, fiber, pigment
8 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (21.3 x 14.6 x 8.3 cm) (show scale)
On the inside of the skull, paper label reads: Clark Burningham, MD, 182 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, A.M. 8-10, P.M. 3-4.
Gift of Dr. Clark Burnham
Frontal bones of human skull molded over with clay to form mask. Human hair bound to rattan was then attached to top edge of mask. Sides of mask are serrated.
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Tolai. Lor Mask, 19th century. Frontal bones of human skull, parinarium nut paste, clay, wood, human hair, fiber, pigment, 8 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (21.3 x 14.6 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Clark Burnham, 01.1521. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 01.1521_view1_acetate_bw.jpg)
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