mask (dance & live theatre)

Mask depicting Night made of papier-mâché, with a blue face, elongated eyes, and red lips. The mask is topped with a tall beaded headdress with a sheer black textile veil attached to the back. There are two elastic straps on the reverse of the mask to fasten it to the wearer.

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