Poluchrome mask representing Marurassa from Kolam play

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

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Painted wooden mask, polychrome, with ear-pieces and movable jaw both repaired, representing demon head surmounted by flaming 2-tier headdress, probably marurassa from kolam marked play, Sinhalese, 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A232391
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume