Painted mask representing soldier Hevaya from Kolam play

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

Painted wooden face mask, polychrome, representing Hevaya, the soldier from the kolam masked play, his face covered with sores and leeches, Sinhalese, Sri Lanka, 1771-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A53684
Materials:
complete, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Moore Garrard