This vibrant, carved wood, Mexican folk art piece is a jaguar / cat wall mask. A classic, colonial-style piece for your art collection. It has lots of detail in the eyes, carved shape, fangs and hand-painted artwork. It measures 9 x 9 x 6 1/2.Makes for a unique, quality gift too! History: Way down in the southern mountains of Guerrero, Mexico, up high mountain roads, are the indigenous group (Nahua) that produce these beautiful carved wood art figures and wall masks. They are generally carved by men using the Tzampamitla tree and then whimsically detailed by the women in rich jewel tones (using translucent aniline dyes or paints) with eyes that seem to come alive. These remote villages and pueblitos include Maravatio, Tlamacazapa, Ahueuepan, San Francisco Ozomatlan, and San Critobal. Hard to obtain and highly collectible. The item "Wood Carving Wall Mask Mexican Folk Art Jaguar Cat Head Guerrero 9" is in sale since Thursday, October 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Masks".
The seller is "tradewindsfolkart" and is located in Port Isabel, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia.