Barong Landung mask of Jero Luh, one of a pair with 2010.78. Carved and painted wooden mask of female ancestral figure, Jero Luh. The apertures for the eyes are narrow and curved, the ears long and narrow with an aperture in each elongated lobe. Pointed nose and jutting chin, apertures in nostrils and slightly open mouth. The face is painted very slightly pinkish white, inside the apertures painted red, with black-edged gold lines around the red lips and the eyes, in a band along the top of the forehead; a curved line at each side from top of nose to side of mouth and in curved lines along the ears. Eyebrows painted black. The flat frontal leather headdress, also painted gold, is coronet-shaped and extends at either side into a wing-like shape behind and beyond each ear. This is carved in openwork or against a red ground and set with pieces of mirror and gem stones. A gemstone set in gold just above the nose and at each side of the forehead. A circular gold ornament with a central gemstone is set above each ear, with four chains of gold-coloured beads hanging from it, each chain terminating in a tassel of red wool. Inscribed on the inside in Balinese script.
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