Painted polychrome mask of Mahakolasanniya, chief disease demon

Made:
1771-1885
maker:
Unknown

Painted polychrome wooden mask with side panels representing Mahakolasanniya, chief disease demon with victims and heads of attendant demons, damaged and repaired, probably from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), 1771-1885

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A657020/1
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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