mask (dance & live theatre)

Mask worn by the central figure in the rejog dance. The face of the mask is made from the head fur of the Javan leopard, mounted on wood and furnished with painted wooden mouth and nose and eyes. This is backed by a frame of bamboo and quills which towers above the Leopard and is covered with peacock tail feathers. In the centre is a wooden peacock head and above it a crown of leather painted red and gilded. Ht. 32" Mx width 24". Inscribed 'SAJID', probably the name of the maker.

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