Polychrome painted mask from Kolam play

Made:
1771-1920 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Sinhalese people

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Painted wooden mask, polychrome, with coiled cobra disc ear-pieces and cobra headdress representing beaked gurulu rassa from Kolam play, Sinhalese, 1771-1920

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A100831
Materials:
complete, metal, wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Sothebys
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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