Samul Mawa – Sorcerer Mask with Cassowary Feathers

$850.00

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Description

Medium: Linocut
Edition Size: 50
Published: August 2012
Printer: Theo Tremblay
Studio: Editions Tremblay NFP Cairns, QLD
Image size: 660 x 400
Paper size: 800 x 600

Samul is the plural of Samu meaning Cassowaries in the Kala Lagaw Ya language of the Maluyligal people of Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait).
The feathers have been traded with the people along the East coast of Papua New Guinea for centuries. They are used for decorating numerous items including masks, weapons and costumes.
Every part of the Samu was used.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 87 × 9 × 9 cm
Image Size

Artist

Alick Tipoti

Medium

Linocut

Paper Size

Published

Edition Size

50

Types

Prints

Region

Torres Strait Islands

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