Painted polychrome mask

Made:
1771-1910 in Sri Lanka
maker:
Unknown

Painted wooden mask, polychrome with detached side-pieces, representing green-faced demon with hooded cobras issuing from nostrils and forming twining headdress and surmounting lotus-disc ear-pieces, nagarassa associated with kolam play, from Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), 1771-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A134256
Materials:
complete, wood
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume

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