Painted face mask

Made:
1771-1900 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Sinhalese people

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Painted wooden face mask, green with polychrome detail, representing plump checked smiling face, lips closed, Sinhalese(?), 1771-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A172401
Materials:
complete, iron and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume