We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
Huge 19th Century Chinese Wearable Parade Puppet
This is a Nineteenth Century antique Chinese ceremonial Parade Costume. Note the extra large scale.. its 74 inches tall and 33.5 inches wide. It was large enough for wearer comfortably parade inside this impressive structure... $3400