Ritual dance mask

Made:
1771-1910 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

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Painted wooden mask polychrome, with lotus-disc ear pieces, extensively repaired, representing black-faced demon with hooded cobra headdress representing Gara Yaka from tovil dance, Sri Lanka, 1771-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A28641
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume