Polychrome demon mask

Made:
1771-1920 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Large polychrome wooden mask with detachable ear-pieces, representing greenish blue faced demon with hooded cobra headdress and lotus and cobra ear-pieces, nagarassa associated with kolam play, from Negombo, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A134255
Materials:
complete and wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume