1926 Print Ancient Mexico City Pasteboard Tribal Clown Mask Mexican Tribe XGGC4

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This is an original 1926 black and white halftone print of an ancient pasteboard tribal clown mask, native to Mexico City.

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water staining. Please note there is light creasing.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 8.5 inches; 18 x 22 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is excited to offer items from a limited edition collection (only 2,500 ever created) of images rendering ancient Mexican tribal masks, which depict gods and goddesses, as well as rulers of the time. The masks, which were used in religious and ceremonial rituals, as well as in artistic expression, were often comprised of elements such as wood, animal teeth, stone, stucco, ceramics, rope, animal horns and more. Usually, these intricate masks were also decoratively painted. Come explore the rich ancient culture of Mexico through the vision and cultural handicraft of their exquisite ornamental tribal masks.

Keywords specific to this image: Mexican Ethnography, Ancient Cultures, Ancient Civilizations, Indigenous, Archaeological, Archaeology, Anthropology

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