mask

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Name and identification of character
The villager's wife.

Context
The story portion in Kolam.

Material
Wood, vel-kaduru (Nux vomica).

Iconography
An oblong face coloured in whitish yellow. The hair on the head is painted. It extends downwards on the sides and is parted on the forehead. Deep-looking eyes, turned upwards. The nose is flat and straight. A small, closed mouth with lips …