Diablo Oaxaca Mask: A rare diablo mask from "la danza de los tejorones" performed during carnival fiestas in the coastal mixtec communities of the costa chica of Oaxaca. 30 + years old, hardwood, bull horns and pig tusks.  excellent condition except for a

Mexican Masks from the state of Oaxaca

Oaxaca State Mexican Masks

Oaxaca is home to Zapotec and Mixtec people descendants from pre-hispanic civilizations.  The Mixtecs are divided as highlanders  or coastal living in the costa chica region on Oaxaca's northern coast.  Elaborate and vital Carnival fiestas continue in several  Mixtec villages surrounding Pinotepa Nacional in which a wide range of masks get worn.  La danza de los Tejorones is a hunting  drama whose characters include a comical Tigre, tejorones who wear small masks with european features, expressive negritos,  and a wide range of animals with their respective masks such as goats, donkeys, rabbits, and bulls. 
Tejon Barbon Mask: Unusual bearded tejoron mask from la danza de los tejorones, a hunting drama carried out during Carnaval Mixteco in the Costa Chica region of Oaxaca.  Hard-wood, excellent condition, 40 + years old. Mexican Mask for sale by Galeria Olinala Buy Mexican Masks online About us and our mexican mask collection for sale Cantact us for information about our masks Terms & Conditions Galeria Olinala by Brewster Brocmann Complete Mexican Masks Collection For Sale