Wrathful Animal MaskĀ 10793

Monpa or Sherdukpen, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Wood, pigment, metal
19th Century or earlier

8 in/ 20.3 cm

This is a deeply sculpted mask with a very old patina and shows early local repairs. It is deficient its deer horns, lost in early times. Deer masks could be used in both Ajilamu and Cham dances. An early Golub Collection mask.