Face-mask from kolam masked play

Made:
1771-1900 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

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Painted wooden face-mask, from the kolam masked play, his face covered with sores and leeches, broken and repaired, Sri Lanka, 1771-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A53685
Materials:
complete, metal and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Moore Garrard