"It's a death mask without eyes."
— Item examination.
The Mask without eyes. is a key item in Resident Evil. It is mentioned in the Book of Curses as "a mask that sees no evil". Before the HD-release of Resident Evil with text alterations by Mark Reichwein, this item was instead known as Mask w/out eyes.
It is one of the four Death Masks needed to release the coffin inside the underground crypt. The mask is to be placed on the statue with the "A stone statue with a hole where the eyes should be."
The mask can be found embedded on a silver shield inside the Greenhouse. Player must kill the Monster Plant using the chemical to pass through the fountain to get the shield.