This primitive piece has an elegant brown background highlighted by graceful high relief carved hair. Notice the red black eyes that combined with a large nose and red painted mouth give the piece a special look. Monkeys are present in almost every Ceremonial Dance; they act as buffoons and have the important roll of collecting money from the public for the Religious Brotherhood that sponsors the event. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping.
Age: Approximately carved in the 1990’s.
Ethnic Group: None
Origin: Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepéquez
Materials: Wood and real deer horns and leather
Use: Deer Dance, Baile Convite
Technique: Hand carved at a Morería
Size: Approximately 9” x 7” x 5”