Apa, the Father Character 10222
Monpa or Sherdukpen, Arunachal Pradesh or Bhutan
Wood, animal skin, pigment
19th Century

Provenance J. Miog
10 in/25.5 cm

The expression of mirth on this mask brings out happiness in the viewer and protrays the father of Mienchung Chopa or Mienching Ajeh, all members of the Alch Lhamo village opera.