mask

Carved and painted wooden mask of a Jauk Keras. Face painted red, with pairs of curved black lines running from above nostrils to side of mouth, and to either side of chin. Three lines represent wrinkles on the forehead. Eyes are large and projecting, with brown staring pupils. Two rows of teeth visible. One red and two white artificial gemstones set in a gold plaque on the forehead. Moustache and eyebrows are represented by animal skin with black hair. Secured when worn by a band of black rubber is tied with string which passes through a hole in each side of the mask.

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