For centuries, the indigenous people of Guatemala have produced extraordinary masks that show us the varied and colorful expressions of their culture. The purpose of the mask seems to be transformation, when one wears the mask the person acquires a completely new and different personality, becoming somebody else, a magical and unique experience. Torito Mask from the The Dance of El Costeno in Rabinal.Dimensions: 8 length x 5.75 width (not including horns). Good antique condition with visible signs of use. Polychromed cedar wood with natural horns & leather ears.
The item "Antique Hand Carved Bull Torito Traditional Wooden Dance Mask from Guatemala" is in sale since Tuesday, January 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "coleccionlunavintage" and is located in Marietta, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.