Painted face mask representing character from Kolam play

Made:
1771-1920 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Sinhalese people

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Carved and painted wooden face mask representing brown-faced gap-toothed wrinkled man possibly peasant from kolam masked play, Sinhalese, 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A112851
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Foster