Hand Carved Hudoq Mask from Kalimantan
A SYMBOL OF GOOD LUCK
This particular mask is called Hudoq and comes from the island of Kalimantan in Indonesia. It is hand carved in wood, painted with traditional motifs and crowned by stunning peacock feathers.
This type of mask was used during thanksgiving festivals and ceremonies ceremonies by the Dayak tribe to honour the ancestors and mother nature, to repel demons, bring good luck and prosperous crops.
The Dayak people were once upon a time a one of Asia’s most powerful warrior tribe.