Vietnamese mask

image 2010-163

Object

Mask

Title

Vietnamese mask

Production date

c.1999

Material

Bamboo

Description

This mask is traditionally worn as part of the Vietnamese harvest festival. It is believed to frighten away the demon Rahu who could ruin the harvest. It was selected by Hackney Museum's Vietnamese Collecting panel in 1999.

Production place

Vietnam

Associated place

Vietnam

Object number

2010.163

On display?

Yes

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