1926 Print Ancient Pastorelas Hermit Tribal Mask Jalisco Mexico XGGC4
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This is an original 1926 black and white halftone print of an ancient wood carved hermit mask for Pastorelas. The original mask was native to Jalisco, Mexico.
This 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / 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 / 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