Painted face mask

Made:
1771-1860 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Sinhalese people

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Painted wooden face mask, yellow with polychrome detail, representing young man with side burns, said to prevent or cure cholera, Sinhalese, Sri Lanka, 1771-1860

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A69303
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume