White Dance Mask
Late 19th / early 20th century
Leather, felt, goat hair, cowrie shells, yarn
H: 48" x W: 28"
The White Dance Mask worn during Tashi Sholpa, the Good Luck Dance originated in the Shel area of Lhasa. It is the most ancient dance performance of Tibet founded by the 15th century Kagyu monk Tangdon Jiebu. Tibetans believe good luck, health and long life are brought to the audience upon viewing.
Inventory # 102623