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Some of our favorite Mask that have been sold in 2013

The masks on this page are examples of what our clients already loved and bought.  As we sell our masks we get more of them, be sure to visit our site often for the new arrivals.
Yellow Tigre Mask: Unusual late 20th century tigre helmet made of several layers of stitched heavy leather.  These helmets are worn in a ritual combat during "la fiesta de la santa cruz" in Zitlala, Guerrero to promote a good rainy season (nahuatl culture
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Old Tigre Mask: Traditional 1970's tigre helmet made of several layers of leather, mirrors, and javalina hair.  Worn in a exhausting ritual combat, fighters make the sacrifice during "la fiesta de la santa cruz" in Zitlala, Guerrero in order to ensure a g
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Brown Tigre Mask: Large tigre helmet from "la batalla de los tigres" an exhausting ritual combat carried out every year to ensure a good rainy season during "la fiesta de la santa cruz" in Zitlala, Guerrero.  These sculptural masks are made of several lay
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Tigre Acatlan Mask:  Rare boxing mask from Acatlan, Guerrero, neighboring Nahuatl town to Zitlala. Worn for La Fiesta de la Santa Cruz in early May, the combat is delivered as a sacrifice for a good rainy season and agricultural cycle.  Made from several
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Viejito Mask: Traditional mid 20th century viejito mask worn in “la danza de los viejitos” the most widely practiced dance in the tarascan highlands of Michoacan (purepecha culture).  Excellent condition with great patina.
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Negrito Mask: 1960's Negrito Mask worn for “Danza de los Tejorones” during carnival in the costa chica region of Oaxaca (Mixtec Culture).  Hardwood with great patina, 7x5 inches
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Payaso Mask: Old clown mask with a lot of wear from annual carnival dances from the state of Veracruz (otomi/nahuatl culture). Excellent condition with a rough patina.
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Muerte de Carnaval Mask: Extraordinary muerte mask worn in carnaval dances in the highlands of Veracruz.  Excellent condition and beautifully carved.
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Huasteco Mexican Mask: Primitive animal mask from "la danza de los animalitos" performed by the huastec people of  Hidalgo.  Unusual single peep hole, unpainted wood with copper ears.
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Diablo Guanajuato Mask: 1970's diablo mask worn for pastorela christmas drama from Guanajuato.  Hardwood, goat horns, and horse hair.  Patron Danza del Torito Mask: Contemporary patron mask worn in La Danza del Torito in which he rides a small horse waist mask.  This morality drama from the state of Guanajuato is performed year round for various occasions.  This mask is made with felt an Diablo Guanajuato Mask: 1970's diablo mask worn for pastorela christmas drama from Guanajuato.  Hardwood, goat horns, and horse hair.  Diablo Guanajuato Mask: 1970's diablo mask worn for pastorela christmas drama from Guanajuato.  Hardwood, goat horns, and horse hair.
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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 Mexican Masks by state Mexican Masks by state Complete Mexican Masks Collection For Sale Torito Parachico Mask: Finely carved little bull mask with real horns and woven sisal head-dress for La Danza de los Parachicos.  This dance dates back to colonial times when a sick wealthy child was cured by his mothers prayers to San Sebastian.  Para-lo Parachico Mask: Finely carved santos style Parachico mask made and worn by the Zoque indians of Chiapas.  La danza de los Parachicos dates back to colonial times when a sick wealthy child was cured by his mothers prayers to San Sebastian. To this day the
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Hermit Colima Mask: wonderful hermit mask for pastorela christmas drama made by Candelario family from Suchitlan, Colima (nahuatl culture).  Sisal beard, mustache, and eyebrows.
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Muerte Costa Chica Mask: Worn during day of the dead rituals, this humorous late 20th century muerte masks comes from the afro-mixtec people of the costa chica region of  Guerrero.  Carved from hardwood this mask has some paint damage from wear, otherwise
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Perra Maravilla Mask: Rare vintage “Wonder Bitch” mask worn for “Danza de los Dastoanes” from Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco.  She accompanies Santo Santiago in the drama as he tries to defeat and convert the wild tastoanes.  Excellent condition made Tastoan Verde Mask:  Vintage Tastoan mask worn for “Danza de los tastoanes” from Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco.  Made of thick leather, wood, and resin. Perra Maravilla Mask: Rare vintage “Wonder Bitch” mask worn for “Danza de los Dastoanes” from Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco.  She accompanies Santo Santiago in the drama as he tries to defeat and convert the wild tastoanes.  Excellent condition made
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Diablito Tocuaro Mask:  1970's devil mask used in pastorela dramas during christmas festivities in Tocuaro, Michoacan (Purepecha Culture). Wonderful carving, patina, and condition. Diablito Negro Mask:  Mid 20th century diablito mask worn for pastorela christmas drama from Michoacan (purepecha culture).  Hardwood with rich patina inside-out from decades of dancing, one horn is missing its point Carnavalero Mask: Finely carved bearded mask worn in carnival dances from Tocuaro, a small Purepecha mask carving community along the shores of lake Patzcuaro in Michoacan.  Carved from avocado wood. Negrita Mask: Rare negrita mask from La Danza de los Negritos in which only one female mask appears from San Lorenzo, a Purepecha village in the highlands of Michoacan. 30 + years old, excellent condition Diablo Rojo de Charo: Incredible large diablo mask worn for Carnival by the Purepecha people of Charo, Michoacan.  Carved from a single piece of wood with horse tail hair plugs for a beard and eyebrows.
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Chivo Costa Chica Mask:  Classic chivo mask used in "la danza de los tejorones" for carnival fiestas in the coastal mixtec villages of the costa chica region of Oaxaca.  Hardwood, cow horns, excellent condition
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Fariseo Cuervo Mask: Horned raven fariseo mask worn for Easter by the Otomi people of El Doctor, Queretaro.  Made from layers of glued denim, goat horns, enamel paint with long sisal wig.
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Moro Hayacocotla Mask: A blue eyed Moro mask worn in Moor and Christian battle dramas by the Nahuatl people of Veracruz.  Excellent condition with unusual double  peep holes above and below eyes, carved from hard-wood.
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