Painted face mask from Kolam play

Made:
1771-1860 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Painted wooden face mask, probably representing negro character in kolam play with shako-type headress, said to be associated with malaria, Sri lanka, 1771-1860

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A62937
Materials:
complete, iron, wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume

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