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Papier-mâché mask in the shape of an animal's head, painted chiefly in white with whiskers and eyebrows indicated in black, the face painted red in the shape of a heart, and the eyes black circles on a round white ground set against this. A child's mask worn at the New Year. The crown is damaged.

Papier-mâché mask in the shape of an animal's head, painted chiefly in white with whiskers and eyebrows indicated in black, the face painted red in the shape of a heart, and the eyes black circles on a round white ground set against this. A child's mask worn at the New Year. The crown is damaged.

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