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TRAGEDY

Since I had just finished a Comedy mask I felt appropriate to carve its counterpart. This was my final mask in Bali. Ketut chose to make me carve this mask all by myself. So except for some verbal pointers by Ketut I did all the carving. Ketut explained that was my “graduation exam.” This was the last mask I carved using Pulai and I miss its soft creamy fibers and milky sap.