Gdol pa / executioner mask card

Gdol pa / executioner mask

LIV.2012.40.6

Currently not on display

A flat teardrop-shaped mask in white felt-like material, edged with black. The mask has a black beard and the face is decorated with black cloth moustache and eyebrows, and a brocade sun and moon at the forehead, the eyes and mouth edged in red. The nose is attached by two stitches that allows it to be folded back for travel.