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Fragments for set of masks, used in performance of khōn, a masked dance drama.


mask (dance & live theatre)

1 item (description level: fragment)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  mask (dance & live theatre)

Siam; Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Thailand 
made or collected:  Siam 
Date made
before 1949
Additional date information
date made:  before 1949 
Additional culture information
maker or user: Thai 

Materials & techniques
papier-mâché; glass; paint; cardboard
Additional material & technique information
material: glass (decoration)
material: paint (overall)
material: cardboard (overall)
material: papier-mâché (overall)

vendor:  Howard, F., Mrs  Undefined - 1948-11-23

For the performance of khōn, a masked dance drama.

Related subjects
maker or user: Thai
object name: masks (dance & live theatre)
object name (Horniman Ethno.): masks

Record created 2018-02-16 by TWHITBREAD
Record last updated 2018-05-25 by JWHITSONCLOUD

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