This is a gorgeous white painted bull mask with black and red details; the piece is highlighted by black stripes on its wooden horns. The black painted snout has low relieve red details in nose and tongue, notice the scratched paint caused during the many ceremonies the mask has overcome. Blood stains can be found on the horn\'s top and on the animal\'s forehead; a sign of the danger and aggression that the bull represents during bullfighting. Black painted eyes give the character a nice look. Patina on the interior surface denotes many years of use. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1940’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: San Cristobal, Totonicapán
Use: Bull Dance, Mexican’s Dance
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 12” x 9” x 6” (horns included)