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mask

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    As1997,22.1

  • Description

    Mask; made of suede; in the form of shaman's face; ovoid-shaped face made of two pieces of suede (off-white on front, blue on back) sewn together and stuffed; brown hair around top half of mask and for moustache, grey hair for beard; multicoloured pieces of suede decorating face; five tassels of leather (alternating black and blue) hang down from bottom of mask, with bone toggle at end of each tassel.

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  • Date

    • 1990s
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 67 centimetres
    • Width: 32 centimetres
    • Depth: 4.5 centimetres
    • Weight: 159 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1997

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    As1997,22.1

Mask; made of suede; in the form of shaman's face; ovoid-shaped face made of two pieces of felt (off-white on front, blue on back) sewn together and stuffed; brown hair around top half of mask and for moustache, grey hair for beard; multicoloured pieces of felt decorating face; five tassels of leather (alternating black and blue) hang down from bottom of mask, with bone toggle at end of each tassel.

Mask; made of suede; in the form of shaman's face; ovoid-shaped face made of two pieces of felt (off-white on front, blue on back) sewn together and stuffed; brown hair around top half of mask and for moustache, grey hair for beard; multicoloured pieces of felt decorating face; five tassels of leather (alternating black and blue) hang down from bottom of mask, with bone toggle at end of each tassel.

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