University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 58-17-159
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Balinese
Provenience: Indonesia
Bali (Indonesia)
Date Made: Before 1953
Late Date: 1953
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Fur
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Height: 17cm
Width: 13.5cm
Depth: 8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958

Description

Dark brown male mask with features screwed up to one side: one eye open and bulging, the other squinting; broad nose and closed red-lipped mouth pulled up to side. Slits under eyes and round holes for nostrils. Real white hair eyebrows, moustache, and beard. A comic mask for the Balinese Topeng dance drama.


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