Painted mask in the form of an ox head

Made:
1771-1860 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Painted wooden mask, in form of ox head, damaged, most of horn missing, probably used in kolam play, said to be against jungle fever, Sri lanka, 1771-1860

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A62933
Materials:
incomplete, iron, not recorded and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume