|Image Description||Red, orange, yellow, tan, and blue illustration of the face of a tiger lion|
Animals feature heavily in Asian folk art. In the lion dance, a mask is held in front of the face of the lead dancer, who is followed in a line by subsequent dancers covered by a cloth "body".
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