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Ram Mask3416/1
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Wooden painted mask of a ram. Thin, tapering face with O-shaped mouth, long ears and curling horns. Semi-circle design on top centre of head, painted a dark black-brown. Circle is decorated with diagonal and vertical incisions. Two columns of squares carved in low relief down centre of semi-circle. Two thin columns of rectangles, carved in low relief, run down centre of face, in between the eyes. Eyes are narrow and vertical, with raised edges. Done in white. Face is painted dark maroon. Horns are done in dark brown-black with the curled ends made of sheep horn, painted white. Ears of ram, hanging down between the face and horns, flare outwards from the face and are made of sheep horn, painted white. Two oval-shaped nostrils are above the mouth, with raised edges. Areas around eyes, mouth, nostrils and entirety of horns are painted dark brown-black and have incised decorations across them. Mask has small hole for mouth. The back rim of the mask is unpainted and has two holes along the top for ties.

Culture
Baule
Material
wood, paint and sheep horn
Made in
Cote d'Ivoire
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Ram Mask3416/2
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Wooden mask of a ram. Thin, tapering face with O-shaped mouth, long ears and curling horns. Semi-circle design on top centre of head decorated with diagonal and vertical incisions. Two columns of squares carved in low relief down centre of semi-circle. Thin columns of rectangles, carved in low relief, run down centre of face, in between the eyes. Eyes are narrow and vertical, with raised edges, and painted white. Mask is dark brown-red and highly polished. Curled ends of horns are made of sheep horn, painted white. Ears of ram, hanging down between the face and horns, flare outwards from the face and are made of sheep horn, painted white. Two oval-shaped nostrils are above the mouth, with raised edges. Areas around eyes, mouth, nostrils and entirety of horns have incised decorations across them. Mask has small hole for mouth. The back rim of the mask is plain and has two holes along the top for ties.

Culture
Baule
Material
wood, sheep horn and paint
Made in
Cote d'Ivoire
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/2
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Wooden humanoid mask with dark brown-red cord attached to the top, imitating hair. Head is thin and rectangular, painted black, with two pronounced eyebrows, outlined in light yellow. Eyes below are thin, oval-shaped, and outlined in red and light yellow paint. Face has a sharp hooked nose above an open, puckered mouth, painted red. Nose and curves of the cheeks are highlighted with light yellow paint. Formline motifs around the mouth and on the cheeks. Done in red and light yellow. Back of mask is hollowed out. Holes in mask for eyes and mouth. String and nails are attached to interior for hanging.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Material
wood, fibre, metal and paint
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/15
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Wooden painted mask of the minister character. Humanoid face with wide eyes and nose and cropped hair. Mask has hair carved along the top edge, painted black. Teardrop-shaped ornament in centre of forehead, in between the eyes. Ornament is painted gold and has raised circular motifs across it. Pieces of skin with black hairs nailed above eyes, as eyebrows, and above smiling dark red mouth, as a moustache. White shells(?) are inlaid in the mouth, as teeth. Face is painted a light orange-brown. Eyes are grey and black, rimmed in black, grey and dark red. Mask has holes for eyes and nose. Holes drilled into either side of mask with rubber band attached for hanging. Ink inscription inside of mask.

Culture
Balinese
Material
wood, paint, shell ?, fibre, rubber and skin ?
Made in
Bali, Indonesia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/11
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Wooden humanoid mask. Head is thin, tapering inwards towards the chin, with sunken eyes, a wide nose and gaping mouth. Face is painted black, eyes are white with large black pupils, and mouth is dark red. Four white, square teeth in mouth. Holes in mask for eyes and mouth. Holes drilled into either side of mask, with fibre strand knotted through for hanging. Inscription carved inside mask.

Culture
Balinese
Material
wood, paint and plant fibre
Made in
Bali, Indonesia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/8
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Wooden painted mask of the character Rahwana. Humanoid face with bulging eyes, a protruding nose and two fang-like teeth. Red and black scalloped headdress on top of mask. Central scallop is light blue and has three triangular protrusions in front of it, painted gold. Abstract designs along the bottom of the dark red scallops, done in blue, red, green and yellow. Stylized linear motifs across all of headdress, some resembling flames, done in white and black. Curved triangles along top of headdress, in front of the scallops, painted gold. Red, blue and green circles painted across curved triangles. Gold horn-like shapes on either side of headdress. Long, oval-shaped protrusions on sides of face. They are painted black and have white curves and lines painted on them, imitating facial hair. Similar designs around the mask’s brows, mouth and chin. Mouth is open and has large white teeth along the top edge, with a fang-like tooth on either side. Mouth painted dark red, gums and tongue are pink. Face is painted dark teal, and eyes are orange and yellow, rimmed in red. Mask has holes for eyes, nose and mouth. String ties nailed onto back of mask. Ink inscription inside of mask.

Culture
Balinese
Material
wood, metal, fibre and paint
Made in
Bali, Indonesia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/3
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Wooden humanoid mask. Head is thin with a pronounced brow, painted black, which comes to a low point at front between the eyes. Eyes are thin, oval-shaped and outlined in red and black paint. The face has a flat hooked nose above an open, puckered mouth, painted red. Nose has a black line painted down the middle, with black also around the nostrils. Cheeks, chin and top of mask are painted black. Only unpainted surfaces are around the mouth and eyes. Back of mask is hollowed out. Holes in mask for eyes, nose and mouth. Cord and metal hooks are attached to interior for hanging.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Material
wood, fibre, metal and paint
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/16
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Wooden mask of a queen character. Humanoid face with closed eyes, a wide nose and rounded cheeks. Mask is wearing a crown with a large triangle on top. The edges of the crown curl inward and it is carved entirely in relief. Hair, also carved in relief, goes halfway down the sides of the mask. Mouth is closed and smiling. Wood is yellow-brown. Mask has slit holes for the eyes and holes for the nose. Metal eye hooks are drilled into the back of mask, with a knotted string through them, for hanging. Ink inscription inside of mask.

Culture
Balinese
Material
wood, metal and fibre
Made in
Bali, Indonesia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/14
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Wooden painted mask of the king character. Humanoid face with curved and narrow eyes, wide nostrils and rounded cheeks. Sides of mask painted black and silver, simulating hair, with an open space in between, simulating a bald patch. Mask has a circular, silver ornament painted in between the eyes, with a dark blue centre. Small silver dots, with dark blue centres, surround the central circle. Two semi-circular lines are above the ornament, painted silver and black. Eyes are sunken and rimmed in black. Mouth is slightly open, painted red and rimmed in brown. Black moustache, done in black and silver, just above mouth. Black, dark brown and silver lines painted across face to highlight the cheeks and forehead. Entire mask is painted maroon. Mask has holes for eyes, nose and mouth. Hole drilled into top of mask with knotted string through it for hanging. Ink inscription inside of mask.

Culture
Balinese
Material
wood, paint and fibre
Made in
Bali, Indonesia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Mask3461/12
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Wooden painted mask of the character Rama. Humanoid face with wide eyes and nose and cropped hair. Mask has hair carved along the top edge, painted black, with floral ornaments throughout. Central ornament in hair has additional curvilinear motifs carved into it. Teardrop-shaped ornament in centre of forehead, in between wide eyes. Pieces of skin nailed above eyes, as eyebrows, and above smiling dark red mouth, as a moustache. Gold painted shells(?) are inlaid in the mouth as teeth. Face is painted gold and all ornaments are bronze. Eyes are green-grey, rimmed in red and black. Mask has holes for eyes and nose. Holes drilled into either side of mask with rubber band attached for hanging. Ink inscription inside of mask.

Culture
Balinese
Material
wood, paint, fibre, skin ?, metal, rubber and shell ?
Made in
Bali, Indonesia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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