Ceremonial mask

East Borneo
Kenyah Dayak
Wood, dyes, natural fibres
52 × 67 × 26 cm
Inv. BO.11.049

Mask representing the face of a divinity. Similar masks are documented in Hornbill and Dragon (pp. 100, 213).

This mask is distinctive for its beautiful and elaborate crown consisting of dragon-dogs (aso’) and rhinoceros hornbills, running around the perimeter of the face.

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