IBAN MASK Headhunter Borneo Facial Masque Tribal Face Topeng Dayak Statue Sculpture

$400.00 $250.00

An Iban(Sea Dayak) mask, antique, for spiritual dances dances, note the Berinjan / creeper vine motif, circa 1930-40. Original antique condition, no repair. Sarawak, Borneo.

Height x width: 21.5 x 16 cm / 8.5 x 6.3 inches
Side width: 7 cm / 2.8 inches

Weight: 0.2 kg / 0.4 lb
After packing: 0.8 kg / 1.7 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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Published on:27/07/2018


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