Bloomsbury Cultural History - Wooden mask
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Collection: Wellcome Collection

Subjects

Place:

Bhutan

Content Type:

Museum Object

Wooden mask

This is an image from BCH_images_wellcome_L0057669

This is an image of a wooden mask with a smiling skull carved and painted onto it. In Bhutan, masks like this one have been worn by monks or village elders during ritual dances of saints, princesses, gods and demons at religious festivals or tsechus.

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