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  Totsakan (khon masks)

 

Thailand

A green (fig.) and a golden khon mask of Totsakan (fig.), each depicted with a golden chadah-like crown (fig.), that is decorated with several yak-faces, both on the back-side of the chadah and on the middle of the chadah's peak, the latter positioned back-to-back, as if one for every direction. In addition, there is a human-like face at the top of the peak, which faces forward and represents the face of Phra Phrom. The golden mask of Totsakan is in Thai known as Totsakan Nah Thong (fig.).

See also LIST OF RAMAKIEN CHARACTERS.