mask (dance & live theatre)

Mask of a fierce god, or deified form of a natural force, displaying the emotion of rage. It has bulging eyes, a hooked nose, a hair moustache, frowning mouth and a cleft chin. There is a large crack down the right hand side, which may have been repaired. The mask is covered in paper.

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