Barong Singa Mask Boma Hand Carved Wood Balinese Indonesian Folk art. Barong Sai Lion Guardian Mask hand carved in Bali by talented carvers from pule wood. It is then hand painted in the traditional style in a rustic antique red with green finish, with gold leaf highlights.
The the side wings are pegged and removable. Mask made in this style are guardians or protectors and are often found over doors or windows to repel demons from entering an area. The Balinese also use mask in the Drama or Calang Arang to tell stories that have been passed down for generations.
Each mask embodies a different character. The Balinese believe that when a performer wears a mask that he becomes the character they are portraying, or that the mask comes to life.The mask are blessed by a Hindu priest before each performance. The performances are considered sacred. And an important part of Balinese culture.
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