Kolam or Sokari performance devil mask and ear-pieces, 1801-1920

Made:
1801-1920 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Large painted wooden devil mask, polychrome, covered with sticky varnish, representing reddish-brown faced demon with twining cobra headdress, cobras being devoured by eagles, ear-pieces in form of lotus discs and cobras, associated with kolam or sokari performance, unsigned, Sri Lanka, 1801-1920

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Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A134253
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume

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