Product Code:: PAFA 00026

Description: Intricately painted wooden theyyam head depicts one of the many styles of elaborate facial paintings used by Theyyam dancers. Theyyam is an ancient Malabar performance ritual in which empowered men, after suitable mental, physical and spiritual preparations become ‘dieties. They wear spectacular costumes, headdresses and hide their human features behind mask-like makeup and enter the shirne’s precinct and to make the final transference.
Kerala  (South India)

Dimensions: h: 14 in