mask (dance & live theatre)

Authenticated ceramic cast of an Olmec mask. The original was carved from wood in the shape of a face with eye-slits, protuberant upper-lip, scarifications on the cheeks, and large perforations in the ear-lobes. The cast is coloured dark brown all the way through, with a red pigment accent on the upper lip.

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