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Demon (Rakshasa) Mask
Title Demon (Rakshasa) Mask
Accession Number 64.1536
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Anthropology
Object Type Anthropology
Main Material Wood
Manufacturing Technique Carved
Country India
Origin Place Mandla District, Madhya Pradesh
Period / Year of Work 20th century CE
Tribe Pardhan
Dimensions Ht. 78 cms (Approx.)
Detailed Description This is a Pardhan Rakshasa mask made of a long pointed piece of Trewia nudiflora wood. It contains traces of paint along the contours of the eye sockets and forehead. The eyes and the mouth is cut out in rectangles. It has a metal ear ring on the right ear.
Brief Description This is an elongated mask made of wood depicting a demon.