Barong mask

Small from Indonesia (SKU 1075)

Barong masks made from local wood. Hand-carved and hand-painted by talented artisans in Ubud, the cultural center of Bali. Dimensions: Height - 90 mm, Width - 90 mm.

Barong masks, representing a lion-like creature, appear at times of celebration in Bali, Indonesia. Barong is the guardian spirit of Bali, and symbolizes health and good fortune. Barong is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda, the demon queen. The battle between Barong and Rangda as featured in the Barong dance is representative of the eternal battle between good and evil.

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