Gorgeous deer mask brown painted with black details. Magnificent grey painted wooden horns decorated with a red cloth and bells. These two elements help prevent the Evil Eye and scare evil spirts away while dancing. The black snout is highlighted by a tiny red painted nose and a hanging tongue, a representation of the death of the deer. Big black and yellow painted eyes are surrounded by red circles adding an interesting expression to the deer. Patina on the back denotes use. 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
Materials: Wood, cloth and bells
Use: Deer Dance
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 15” x 6” x 12” (horns included)