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BORNEO SKULL MASK 160x110mm Tribal Face Facial Artefact Wall Pub Garden Deco Art
Price: USD 175.00
Shipping Price: USD 30.00
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Posted: 4th Nov 15 Updated: 9th Nov 15
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Borneoartifact item number: MS 0121
An old Borneo Skull Mask, the mask carved entirely of wood featuring an amputated enemy skull carved with motifs of Creeper Vine / Buah Berinjan.
It is unclear why it has sharpened teeth.
Origin: Pontianak Kalimantan.
Height x width: 16 x 11 cm / 6.3 x 4.3 inches
Side width: 8 cm / 3.1 inches
Weight: 0.5 kg / 1.1 lb
After packing: 1 kg / 2.2 lb
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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