De Young Museum - World Art Photos

The de Young Museum in San Francisco displays Arts from New Guinea, New Zealand, Borneo and Africa.

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Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of masks from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved house post & ceremonial house gable mask both from Sepik River plus figure from Madang all of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved figures from Yuat River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of masks from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved house post (17th-early 19th C) & ceremonial house gable mask (1650-1820) both from Sepik River plus figure (15th C) from Madang all of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved figures from Yuat River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of cultural art from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Asmat ancestor skull from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Asmat spirit mask costume from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sawos mask from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of cultural art from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Asmat ancestor skull (20th C) from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Asmat spirit mask costume (20th C) from New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sawos mask (20th C) from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Ornament for sacred flute from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Woven fiber arm band from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Wooden food dish from Sepik Coast of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Slit-drum from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Ornament for sacred flute (19th-20th C) from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Woven fiber arm band (19th-20th C) from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Wooden food dish (18th-19th C) from Sepik Coast of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Slit-drum (20th C) from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Detail of slit-drum from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Basketry mask from Prince Alexander Mountains of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Maori gable figure from North Island of New Zealand at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Maori gable figure from North Island of New Zealand at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Detail of slit-drum (20th C) from Sepik River of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Basketry mask (20th C) from Prince Alexander Mountains of New Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Maori gable figure (20th C) from North Island of New Zealand at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Maori gable figure (c1880) from North Island of New Zealand at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Maori treasure box from New Zealand at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved door from Kalimantan Indonesia at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved woman's work board from Kalimantan Indonesia at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Coffin in shape of cocoa pod from Ghana at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Maori treasure box (late 19th C) from New Zealand at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved door (19th-early 20th C) from Kalimantan (Borneo) Indonesia at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Carved woman's work board (19th-early 20th C) from Kalimantan (Borneo) Indonesia at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Coffin in shape of cocoa pod (c1970) from Ghana at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Carved royal chair from Ghana at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of African masks at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Senufo mask from Côte d'Ivoire at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Baga headdress from Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Carved royal chair from Ghana at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Collection of African masks at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Senufo mask (mid-20th C) from Côte d'Ivoire at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Baga headdress (early-20th C) from Guinea at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.

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