Thursday, December 8, 2011

Topeng Masks

Perhaps you never realized it, but many of the masks from the Mask Room in the Adventurers Club were authentic pieces. At least some were from the collection of (or just provided by) imagineer Joe Rhode. Some of the masks were Topeng masks. Topeng is a traditional dance form in Indonesia. The masks are handmade and represent different characters in narrative stories. Here is a good video showing some different Topeng masks:

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