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Collection of Colorful Mexican Parade Masks, Deaccessioned from Children's Museum of Indianapolis

lot of six, including wooden painted mask of a man with a beard, with bright pick, yellow and white designs on its face, length 9.5 in. x width 6 in.,; PLUS wooden painted mask of a man with blue eyes, hook nose, and a black beard, length 9.5 in. x width 5.75 in.,; PLUS painted wooden animal mask with leather tongue and note on inside that says "devil mask from Huitziltepec Guerreo (Hahau) see figures 39 + 142 of Cordry" length 8 in. x width 4.5 in.,; PLUS painted wooden mask of devil with painted animal horns and reptile tormentors, length 12 in. x width 6 in.,; PLUS painted wooden mask of a spaniard man with false eyelash and painted gold teeth, length 8 in. x width 6.5 in.,; AND painted black wooden mask of animal man with leather ears and tongue, length 8 in. x width 5.5 in.

mid-20th century

Provenance:Deaccessioned from Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$154
12/13/2018

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