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Yao Mask

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1950: Item # 1347342

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Old Taoist ritual mask from the Yao/Mien ethnic group (most likely Thailand or Laos). Condition as pictured, circa 1950. According to Jess Pourrete in his book on the Yao these were used to secure protection from the Gods when travelling or going on hunting expeditions in the mountains. H: 24cm/9.5in and W: 14.5cm/5.8in.