Funny looking and gorgeous maroon painted bull mask with leather ears and extremely rare leather-made tongue. The mask has lovely red painted eyelashes that highlight the strange blue and brown glass eyes. Real cattle horns have been painted black and are decorated with golden details. The forehead is highlighted with a black background and three golden painted figures, a clouds with a star, the sun with a face and a flower. The snout shows carved teeth and a licking tongue to show the animal’s fury. The backside shows a great patina and restorations. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping
Age: Approximately carved in the 1940’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: San Cristobal Totonicapán
Materials: Wood and leather
Use: Bull Dance, Baile de Animalitos
Technique: hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 9” x 7.5” x 9.5” (horns included)