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Lot 0285A
A Mexican ‘Mojiganga’ procession mask, Mochitlan, Guerrero, mid-20th Century, made from a deer pelvis and nicely painted, with charming designs such as butterflies and a lizard. W: 9 in (23 cm); H: 9 1/2 in (24 cm). Repaired down the center and held at top and bottom with heavy copper wire. The mask would have been worn by the one announcing the fiesta and also during the dances that follow the procession. A very scarce type of mask. Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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A Mexican ‘Mojiganga’ procession mask, Mochitlan

Estimate $250 - $300Oct 22, 2017