Painted mask from Kolam masked play

Made:
1771-1910 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Sinhalese people

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Painted wooden mask, yellow with polychrome detail, representing face of young man, probably character from Kolam masked play, Sinhalese, 1771-1910 (Sir Henry William Peek Collection).

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A193932
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Glendining