Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Indonesia
  • mask, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Indonesia
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 15 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Larry W. Welling
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2832

The blue human-like face has a prominent nose. The eyes are white with a black and red rimmed pupil and gold border with slits for the wearer to see. It has black eyebrows with a gold diamond shape between. There is a slit beneath the nose and a small curling black mustache. The mask ends above the wearer's mouth.