Painted polychrome mask

Made:
1771-1920 in Anuradhapura
maker:
Sinhalese people

Painted wooden mask, polychrome with detached side-pieces, representing bird-headed demon head with high flaming headdress, Gurulurassa from kolam masked play, Sinhalese, from Anuradhapura, Sri lanka, 1771-1920.

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Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A134251
Materials:
complete, wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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