mask

Mask of papier-mâché, paint, and tinned iron. The mask is painted mottled dark blue overall, and has details painted in red, yellow, white, and green. It has long ears, hung with a string of red plastic beads and paper flowers. The mask has a long black moustcahe made of hair, and also a beard that has become detached. The back of the mask is covered with a piece of plain textile.

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