Masks from Around The World #6 – Romania

Mask
Romania

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 mask was crafted with natural materials such as nut shells, beans, seeds, sea shells, feathers, wool and many others threads.

Mask Romania

Mask
Romania

See also:

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


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