ZHONGGUO WUNUO MIANJU YISHU. The Art of Chinese Ritual Masks. Taibei, 1996. 261 pp. 70 pp. English supplement. Colour illustrations throughout. 20x23 cm. Cloth, slipcase.
Chinese ritual masks as worn by shamans and wizards during rituals such as exorcism etc. Plentifully and well-illustrated with numerous masks and the ceremonies in which they are used. Well-written English supplement on the history and use of the masks for dispelling evil etc. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Folk Art
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 712 in printed List 189.
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