mask; topeng

Carved wooden mask of Sidho Karya putih from the topeng tradition. The face is painted white, with black lines in the grinning face on the forehead and cheeks where there are grooves, and on the chin. Depply recessed slits represent the eyes. The mouth is open, with six protruding pig's teeth in the upper and four in the lower jaw. The mouth tongue gums and inside the nostrils are painted red. Moustache and eyebrows of goatskin with black hair; black hair surrounding the mask. A gold coloured jewelled decoration above the nose. Rubber strap affixed at both sides at the rear. Signed inside.

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