Q: I found your website and want to know more about this mask. I have had a few others but can’t find this one anywhere. Wayne, 529
A: Any helpful comments will be appreciated. The Mask Man knows a little bit about a lot of cultures, however, not all of them. Is that a cobra on the forehead? What about the pointed eyes, weird nose, and cleft upper lip? I’ve never seen a mask like this one before. If I had to guess I would pick Sri Lanka as a possibility. Please help if you have any ideas. Leave your comments below. ?
Could this be a Sri Lanka mask? I noticed some similarities between this mask and some masks on this page http://www.lasieexotique.com/mag_masks/mag_masks.html
It is a Kolam-mask from Sri Lanka for sure.
Thanks for commenting. It’s great to hear from the director of an important European mask museum. If some of our readers don’t know of your institution, I hope they will visit your website at http://www.maskenmuseum.de/