Mask of a Maori; Molly Macalister; 1942; 10

From

Molly Macalister, sculptor

Name/Title

Mask of a Maori

About this object

Exhibited
1982 Auckland ACAG 'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' cat. no. 10. Curator Alexa Johnston

Reference
'Molly Macalister: a memorial exhibition.' Alexa Johnston. Auckland Art Gallery, 1982

'In 1942, while working at the Otago Museum Molly Macalister made a plaster figure of a Maori warrior as an aid to the display of a ceremonial garment. This plaster mask was made from the mould, which had remained intact after it was opened.' (Johnston, 1982, p16)

Maker

Molly Macalister

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

1942

Medium and Materials

Plaster

Technique

Casting

Collection

Hall Collection

Object Type

Sculpture

Object number

10

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