Here is an exceptional Huon Gulf Tago mask probably from the mainland coast adjacent to the Tami Islands, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Such masks represent Tago spirits and were part of male initiation. The piece is made from coconut fiber with a wooden nose and other plant material and feathers forming the headdress. The mask had been in a private Chicago collection and took me nearly ten years to finally pry it away and out from under its massive Plexiglas case. It is both striking and wonderfully complete with its tall headdress—most have lost these spires of feathers. This Tago dates to the early 20th century, is 42 ½” (108 cm) in height and the price is available upon request. Questions?