Painted polychrome mask of Mahakolasanniya, chief disease demon

Made:
1771-1885 in Sri Lanka

Painted polychrome wooden mask with side panels representing Mahakolasanniya, chief disease demon with victims and heads of attendant demons, damaged and repaired, probably from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), 1771-1885

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A657020
Materials:
complete, iron, kaduru and ruk-attana
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume