Masks From Around The World #5: Thailand – Photo Essay

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Wood carved Thai mask

Masks are an element of folklore for many cultures.  They are crafted in many shapes, sizes and materials.  Masks are mainly used to stir away bad spirits.  Dancing masks are very popular and used during ceremonies.  The featured images is a wood carved mask from Thailand, depicting Buddha.

See also:

Masks From Around The World Amazon, Brazil #4 – Photo Essay


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