Painted mask from Kolam or Tovil ceremonies

Made:
1771-1910 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Painted wooden mask, polychrome, with detachable earpieces, representing red-faced demon with hooded cobra head dress and coiled hooded cobra ear-pieces, associated with Kolam or Tovil ceremonies, from Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), 1771-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A657021
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume