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Male face mask in a Moorish style with black beard and blue and red headdress. The headdress has three stick like protrusions, with knobbed ends, coming out from the sides and centre of forehead. The sticks are painted with spiralling stripes of red, yellow, black green, and blue, with ribbon streamers of red and yellow tied to the ends. The face of the man is yellow-white with pink forehead and cheeks, red lips, and green eyes. The pupils and nostrils are open holes.

Iconographic Meaning

Meant to represent a Moor, but the style is invented, rather than traditional.

Cultural Context

Folk art; made for sale at local shops and markets.

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