Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid to late 19th century, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint, 54.6 x 63.5 x 57.8 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)


Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid to late 19th century, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint, 54.6 x 63.5 x 57.8 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid to late 19th century, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint, 54.6 x 63.5 x 57.8 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Cite this page as: Beth Harris, "Mask (Buk, Krar, or Kara), mid to late 19th century, Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait, turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint, 54.6 x 63.5 x 57.8 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)," in Smarthistory, January 24, 2016, accessed July 21, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/art-of-oceania-2/19432657118_78087ee200_k/.