1935.36.1

Carved and painted wooden mask, surmounted by cobra. The face is carved and painted in a naturalistic style. [SM 11/07/2008]

Place details: ASIA. Sri Lanka. Local Name: Naga Kanya (identified by M Daniel - to confirm) [JN 15/07/2008] Materials: Wood Plant / Pigment / ?. Processes: Carved / Painted / Perforated / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 440 mm Max W = 175 mm Max D = 115 mm When Collected: By 1935 Acquired: Donated 1935

KEYWORD: Mask / Dance Accessory / CLASS: Mask / Dance / ?.

Object description: Carved and painted wooden mask, surmounted by cobra. The face is carved and painted in a naturalistic style. The mask has eye holes below the painted eyes.