Bahau, Modang people, Central Borneo
19th / early 20th century
H: 10.5 in :: 26.67 cm
This is a Kayanic mask from an offshoot of the Bahau or Modang people from Central Borneo. Dayak masking sensibilities are combined with outer island influences. The mask represents a kindly, almost buffoon like character, that is both comedic and protective.
Inventory # 102809
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