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  Totsakan (green khon mask)

 

Thailand

A khon mask of Totsakan (fig.) portrayed with a green complexion. Typically, he is wearing a golden chadah-like crown (fig.) decorated with several green yak-faces, i.e. besides the main yak-face of the mask. On the back-side of the base level of the chadah are three smaller faces, whilst there are another four faces on the middle of the chadah's peak, which are positioned back-to-back, as if one for every direction of the compass. In addition, there is a human-like face at the top, which only faces forward and represents the face of Phra Phrom.

See also LIST OF RAMAKIEN CHARACTERS and POSTAGE STAMP, as well as TRAVEL PICTURE (1) and (2).