Side-piece for mask from Kolam or Tovil performances

Made:
1771-1920 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Carved side-piece for mask, wooden, polychrome painted in form of twined snakes one a cobra with extended hood, possibly associated with Kolam or Tovil performances, from Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A657019
Materials:
incomplete, raffia, wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume

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