Vintage Antique Hand carved Moor Dance Mask from Alta Verapaz, Guatemala
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. Moor Dance Mask used in Dance of the Moors & Christians from Department of Alta Verapaz. Hand-carved polychromed pinobette wood with glass eyes. The item "Vintage Antique Hand carved Moor Dance Mask from Alta Verapaz, 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.