28/03/2014

Ancient archaic Himalayan mask Gustavo Gili collection

ETHNOFLORENCE

N 742

2008 2014

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MASK OF THE DAY

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Ancient archaic Himalayan mask

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Enigmas de las montañas:

Máscaras tribales del Himalaya

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Enigmes des montagnes: Masques tribaux de l'Himalaya

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This mask was the first Himalayan item collected by Gustavo Gili.

He called this mask

'Frankestein'

because of its widespread restorations on the ancient surface that makes it's aspect powerful and terrifying.This mask was the genesis of his mask collection.

Gustavo Gili is always in my heart.

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