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#2 Famous HUDOG MASK Topeng Orang Ulu Borneo Facial Face Expression Artifact
Price: USD 230.00
Shipping Price: USD 70.00
Stock Balance: 1 PC
Posted: 19th Sep 11 Updated: 4th Oct 11
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Borneoartifact item number: MS 077
Hudog Mask / Topeng Orang Ulu.
Medium hardwood, paints are still in good condition.
Height x width: 30 x 39 cm / 11.8 x 15.4 inches
Weight: 0.7 kg / 1.5 lb
After packing: 3 kg / 6.6 lb
Volumetric weight(LxHxW/5000)= 4kg / 15lb
Masks in this region in Borneo are mainly used for harvest festival, fertility rites, soul catching and death ceremonies and spiritual dances.
Soul catching mask are always unearthly, harvest festival mask being colorful, demon dance mask look sinister and demonic, their trademark features bearing facial expressions such as protruding eyes-jagged teeth-demonic fangs-tongue jutting out-wrinkled forehead..etc
COLORS are which provides the masks its identities, white as base color and black to emphasize the features, red is always used to denote a demonic character.
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