Mask for Kolam play representing Naga Raksha

Made:
1801-1925 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Wooden mask, polychrome painted, representing red demon face, surrounded by cobras with extended hoods with cobra ear pieces, representing kolam play character Naga Raksha (nagarassa), the Cobra, Sri Lanka, 1801-1925

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A140686
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume