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Wooden painted mask. Humanoid, demon-like face with bulging eyes, a protruding nose, large ears with stretched earlobes and four tusk-like teeth. Dark green and red scalloped headdress on top of mask with a tiered cylinder in the centre. Three triangles around middle tier and a teardrop-shaped protrusion on the front of the cylinder. Teardrop flanked on either side with swirl designs. Smaller curved triangles along top of headdress, in front of scallops. Red horn-like shapes on either side of headdress. Stylized linear and geometric motifs painted across all of headdress in white, black and gold. Black triangular protrusions along sides of face with white linear motifs painted overtop. Mouth is open wide and has large white teeth along the top and bottom edges, in the centre. Mouth painted dark red. Face is painted white and has black highlights around the cheeks, mouth, chin, nostrils and ears. Eyes are painted yellow-orange and rimmed in red. Outer ear painted white, inner ear painted red and is trimmed in orange. Mask has holes for eyes, nose and mouth. Both ears attached to mask with nails. White knotted string attached to top of headdress, on back.

History Of Use

Represents a character from the Ramayana saga.


Purchased in the 1970s by a friend of the donor, who was a representative of the Canadian government posted in Singapore. Thought to have been carved by either Ida Bagus Ngurah or his son, Ida Bagus Gelodog.

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