07/12/2016

Indigenous knowledge and skills: The making of Clay Masks in Kathmandu Valley

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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Mask no 231

2008 2016

no. 1002

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Indigenous knowledge and skills:

The making of Clay Masks in Kathmandu Valley


Masks blend the mysticism, drama and beliefs of cultures. The making of Clay Masks has evolved into a craft with values of ritual, tradition and even market as seen in Kathmandu. 


Length: 19.29 minute

A production of UNESCO in association with Institute of Television Films and The Performing Arts.(c) UNESCO, 2005

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COUPLE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH MASKS

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Paris, PDM 2009

Chefs-d'oeuvre de L' Himachal Pradesh, 28 et 29 cm, bois, collection Willy Mestach, Bruxelles

(provenance galerie J.Pecci)

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This pair is from Sirmor region of former Himachal Pradesh , local name is MADIYALA for male mask,for female mask MADIYALI. performing in the marriages to a kind of teaching about fertility(sex),unique thing is female breast on the mask, nose ring and very special eyes not made horizontal like male mask.
Age : +/- 100 years

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Photo David Van der Elst

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26/01/2015

WILLY MESTACH HIMACHAL PRADESH MASK HIMACHAL PRADESH

ETHNOFLORENCE

N 877

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MASK OF THE DAY

HIMACHAL PRADESH

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H. 28 & 29 cm

COLLECTION WILLY MESTACH

BRUXELLES

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PARIS TRIBAL

2015

INDIAN HERITAGE GALLERY

PARIS

 

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Photo Sanza Francois