mask (dance & live theatre)

Mask of a yaksha or demon general, one of the army of the demon king Thotsakanth, Phra Ram's adversary in the Ramakien. It has a green-painted face with fangs, and is painted with blue, pink, white and gold detailing. On top of the head is a tall, multi-tiered gilt crown, ending in a spike.

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