Demon mask from Kolam play or Tovil dance

Made:
1771-1920 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Painted wooden mask, polychrome, with detached and repaired side-pieces, representing red-faced demon with bulging eyes, possibly associated with Kolam play or tovil dance, from Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A193925
Materials:
complete, metal and wood
Measurements:
side-piecces: 250 mm 99 mm,
without side-pieces: 160 mm
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Glendining