This character represents a black cowboy from the Atlantic Coast. This region is famous for its black “Garifuna” Ethnic Group. The piece has gracefully red painted lips a gorgeous smiling gesture and brown glass eyes. Flowers decorate the hair of this Vaquero or Cowboy that appears in the “Baile Convite”, a disguises parade or at the Bull Dance. Notice the smooth interior surface that tells the real age of the item. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1950’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché
Use: Baile Convite, Bull Dance
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 4” x 7” x 7”