Dramatic Museum Realia

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Dramatic Museum Realia: Masks: Sri Lanka: Gallery

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Shaman's mask

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Title

Shaman's mask

Description

Wood mask in three parts (side wings can be removed) showing a figure of a god standing on the head of the wearer's mask, holding a figure. Side panels are faces. Colors: black, flesh, blue, red, green, yellow

Source

Dramatic Museum Realia
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Identifier

DM number: M4.01
Box: 184

Coverage

Sri Lanka

Additional Item Metadata

Citation

McPharlin, Paul. An Exhibition of Masks: Occult and Utilitarian (Michigan: Cranbrook Inst. of Science, 1940), no. 11, p. 6.

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Notes

Original filename: rbml_realia_m4.01.tif

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Masks (costume)
wood

Physical Dimensions

45.5"x31.25"

Citation

“Shaman's mask,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 29, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/realia/item/2562.

Rare Book & Manuscript Library / Butler Library, 6th Fl. East / 535 West 114th St. / New York, NY 10027 / (212) 854-5153 / rbml@libraries.cul.columia.edu