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  Nilanon (miniature khon mask)

 

Thailand

A miniature khon mask of Nilanon (fig.), a a monkey-character from the Ramakien, who belongs to the army of Rama. Though he is described with a dark red body, his mask is usually depicted rather orangey. He wears a golden kabang-style crown.

See also LIST OF RAMAKIEN CHARACTERS and POSTAGE STAMP.