mask (dance & live theatre)

Carved wooden half mask of Bondres Cungih, a clown who enjoys making puns and playing tricks. The face is painted brown, and has a cleft lip and palate. There is no lower jaw. Narrow curved apertures for eyes. Moustache and eyebrows are made of animal skin and hair, probably goatskin. Secured when worn by a band of black rubber tied with string which passes through a hole in each side of the mask.

for topeng performances. This character speaks during a performance, hence the lack of lower jaw

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