Antique Mexican Masks

 

Mask Item 212

Price Upon Request

9" W. 'measured from base of ears' x 10.5" H. x 25" C. 'measured over mouth'

Leather, peccary bristles, nylon cord, wire, mirrors and oil-base paint.

3rd Quarter 20th Century

Observations:  Oldest mask of this type on this site. Mask dates from a long-gone era when ritual combatants sometimes were beaten to death.

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