Painted polychrome mask

Made:
1771-1910 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Painted wooden mask, polychrome, twined hooded cobras damaged, representing black-faced demon with ear-piece in form of lotus disc with hooded cobras, rassa associated with kolam play, from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), 1771-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A12512
Materials:
incomplete, not recorded and wood (kaduru or ruk-attana)
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume