Collection Online

Mask of a rain god
(early 20th century)

pigments on wood, coconut fibre, iron, leather
59.5 × 39.0 × 20.8 cm (variable)
Place/s of Execution
East Java, Indonesia
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2006
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The mask represents a rain god. The wooden neck extends into a peg that could have been inserted into a stand or a carved wooden body, or may have been held by a performer.