mask (dance & live theatre)

Wooden mask carved from a single piece of wood depicting a male face. Painted orange overall with hair and moustache painted black. Glass eyes fixed in place with a brown resinious material and metal supports. The eye-holes are above the eyes. The mask has two perforations on the sides with a length of vegetable fibre cord attached and a single perforation at the top of the mask.

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