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1 1983.6.9 Mask Red face ritual mask with very long nose. Eyebrows, mustache, underside of nose, cheeks and chin are gold with black highlights. Eyes are white with blue centers and black pupils with radiating lines. Black eyelashes highlight eyes. Mouth is small downward crescent. Cutout sight holes exist below prominent eyebrows on either side of nose. Small holes on both sides and top center. This is a character from the Dance of the Moors and Christians, representing Moor. These masks are typically painted red, with gold or white horizontal bars projecting from the brows and cheeks, and a curly or upturned beard. 1983.6.9 (Mask) image