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Yao Ceremonial "Death Mask"

Vietnam death mask.jpg
Vietnam death mask.jpg

Yao Ceremonial "Death Mask"

200.00

From Yao tribe, north Vietnam, hand carved wood with paper mache overlay. 13"x6".  These masks are traditionally worn by the Shaman who oversees a Yao (Dao/Zao) funeral.  The purpose is to disguise the Shaman from any spirits that may be present at the ritual.  Hanoi.  This is a vintage mask.

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