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Ceremonial Mask

Dance Mask

Object Number:17680
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean
Provenience: Korea
Period: Joseon Dynasty
Date Made: ca. 1894
Early Date: 1892
Late Date: 1894
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Fabric
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

Yangju Byolsandae-nori Mask used in ceremonial dance. Festival to propitiate a spirit. Worn by masked boys seen by Dr. Landis, who collected it, at Chemulpo (Incheon) in the Spring of 1894. See 17679 for a painting with the mask.

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Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 233 Top row, leftView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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