Pith Sanniya Mask (Standard, 20cm Height)
(SKU: LS24125100) Bilious diseases-caused by an excessive secretion of bile-were believed to have been caused by the pith sanni yaka. A symptom of such a disease is jaundice (a yellow tinge in the skin or eyes), and because of this most of the pith sanniya mask faces were painted either yellow or orange.
- 1950s-1960s era Sir Lankan, culturally used wooden masks.
- A character of the 18 Sanni masks group.
- A polychrome wooden disease mask used for healing rituals.
- Masks play important roles in religious, healing and exorcism rituals.
- The actual product may slightly vary from the images shown on the website due to the fact that each peace is hand-made and hand-painted.
- Certain countries require that all wood based items are fumigated before arriving in the respective country. Please check import regulations in your country. If fumigation is required, buyer needs to pay the costs assoicated with fumigation.
- Read more details about (1) Deva Sanniya (2) Vata Sanniya (3) Pith Sanniya (4) Amukku Sanniya (5) Naga Sanniya (6) Ginijala Sanniya (7) Selesma Sanniya (8) Kapala Sanniya (9) Maru Sanniya (10) Kadawata Sanniya (11) Kora Sanniya (12) Buhutu Sanniya (13) Kana Sanniya (14) Jala Sanniya (15) Bihiri Sanniya (16) Golu Sanniya (17) Vevulum Sanniya (18) Gedi Sanniya (19) Maha Kola Sanniya
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- Masks are made from acrylic paint on goda kaduru (strychnine tree) wood.
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