Boys initiation mask (keweke)

Boys initiation mask (keweke)
Wapo Creek, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Late 19th – early 20th century
Cane, wood, bark cloth, canvas, paint, fiber
H: 213 cm
Gift of Faith-dorian and Martin Wright, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of Abraham Janoff
Accession number: B85.0350
Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem