Ritual disease mask

Made:
before 1918 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Sinhalese people

Wooden disease mask, in the form of a human face, worn for Kolam dance rituals, Sinhalese, Sri Lankan

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A62947
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume