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Mask

Native NameMyauk-gaung-saung
Object Number:60-5-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Burmese
Provenience: Burma
Mandalay (uncertain)
Date Made: 1925-1960 AD
Early Date: 1925
Late Date: 1960
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper Mache
Glass
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Paper Mache
Inlaid
Iconography:Hanuman
Height: 20 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 27 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Henry B. Keep, 1960

Description

Paper mache headress of the monkey god Hanuman. Painted in red, blue, saffron yellow and gold over white. Decorated with colored bits of glass. Worn by a male dancer in the Ramayana dance drama.

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