This is a very rare Tapir or “Danta” Mask from Rabinal; grey and black painted, decorated with gorgeous dots on its ears, with painted yellow and white eyes with tiny eyelashes and two white big tusks. Beautiful delicate painted ears and a lovely large nose give this piece a gorgeous look. Patina on the back denotes use and age. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1960’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché Achí
Origin: Rabinal, Baja Verapaz
Use: Baile de Animalitos, Baile Convite
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 12” x 14” x 8”