mask, Demale Kolan (Tamil)., mask

1916.9.82

Name and identification of character
The drummer's young brother, Podi Panikkale (Sin.).

Context
He appears in the humorous skit involving the drummer's family (vide Preface). The head drummer is called Maha Panikkale (Maha means big or head). Unlike Cukkiniya (cf. 1916.9.81), Podi Panikkale accompanies the elder brother in the drumming.

Material
Wood, vel-kaduru (Sin.) (Nux vomica).…