Topeng mask - Javanese dance masks, topeng, come in a wide variety of characters and character 'types'. Colour symbolism is used to denote rank, personality or spiritual status. For example, gold for very refined nobility, white for spiritual purity, or red for fierceness. This mask represents Hanoman, the white monkey hero of the Ramayana.
The Luh Tua (literally 'The Old Woman' in Low Balinese) is an ordinary elderly village woman. As her face shows, she is worn out by a lifetime of hard work and difficulty which is the lot of most women in Bali.