Polychrome mask for Kolam or Tovil ceremonies

Made:
1771-1910 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Wooden mask, polychrome, with sockets for missing ear-pieces, representing red-faced demon with hooded cobra headdress, associated with Kolam or tivil ceremonies, Sri lanka, 1771-1910

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A49105
Materials:
incomplete, wood (kadura or ruk-attana)
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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