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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Antique wooden Indian Tribal mask sourced from south India. Masks have been utilized all over the world for their expressive power in many religious and social rituals. Many tribal societies in India utilize masks for their ceremonial functions.?A mask is generally defined as anything used to hide, protect or cover part or all of the face. It conceals the identity of the wearer as well as transforms the wearer. Masks can be worn as part of a costume that adorns the whole body or as a disguise.?The Tribal and Festival masks of India represent deities, ancestral spirits and mythological characters.?The links below give great facts about the masks of India and the significance of their usage.?

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