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Mask

Catalogue Description:
Flat cantilevered diamond-shaped mask with face in relief on lower half of diamond. Surface is of plant fiber paste on a cloth backing over a bamboo frame. Green, brown, black, white, and red pigments. Striped band around eyes and striped inverted V shape above nose. Crescent shape in black painted on both sides of nose. Black border around mouth. Condition: Dirty. Very fragile; fiber surface cracked and crumbling. Losses of surface, edges and pigment. Two ink stamps appear on cloth back, but are unreadable.


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