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Khon Mask : Thailand Heritage (Soft cover)

Khon Mask : Thailand Heritage (Soft cover)

฿1,500.00

By MOCABANGKOK
Size : 33 x 24 cm.
Weight : 1.986 kg. / 388 pages
Bilingual Edition :  Thai

Shipping Condition : All products shipped by Thailand Post service except Limited Edition products shipped by courier service.

SKU: 9789742474980 Categories: Books & Gifts, Books

19 in stock

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Khon Mask : Thailand Heritage (Soft Cover)

One of Thailand’s great contributions to civilization is the Khōn mask, which is representative of Siamese “high culture.” Its use is perhaps best exemplified in the Thai epic, Rāmakíen, which was derived from the ancient Indic drama, Rāmāyana. The uninitiated observer would find the colorful masks, ornamentation, and intricate facial features, which denote varied characters such as demons, royals, or monkey soldiers, very difficult to decipher without the benefit of expert guidance. This fully-illustrated book does just that by portraying and describing the meaning and significance of the Khōn masks, bringing them to life in all of their glorious detail.