Carved painted mask

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

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Carved painted wooden mask of full-faced young man, green with detail in black and white, possibly representing character from kolam masked play, Sinhalese, 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A172403
Materials:
complete and wood (kaduru or ruk-attana)
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume