model of activities (dance & live theatre); figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Model khon figure, representing a Ramayana dancer in a green demon mask and costume. The body is made from papier-mâché, the clothes from silk and gold thread. The lower body clothing consists of three fringed aprons and a skirt cloth woven with metallic thread, worn over white trousers. The figure wears a long-sleeved jacket of metal thread weave, decorated with purl strips. The collar turns up at the sides. The figure wears two anklets, and is holding a weapon in his right hand. The right foot is broken.

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