Mask (Buk) (detail)


Mask (Buk) (detail)

Mask (Buk), Torres Strait, Mabuiag Island, mid to late 19th century,turtle shell, wood, cassowary feathers, fiber, resin, shell, paint, 21 1/2 inches high (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City)

Cite this page as: Dr. Naraelle Hohensee, "Mask (Buk) (detail)," in Smarthistory, December 17, 2015, accessed May 25, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/mask-buk-torres-strait-mabuiag-island/buk-mask/.