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

lot of 6, including a natural wood mask with black facial feathers from Zacatecas, Mexico, length 7.5 in. x width 6.5 in.,; PLUS a Tejoron mask from Oaxaca, Mexico with a pinkish male face and black facial features, length 6 in. x width 4.5 in.,; PLUS a natural wood male mask with painted black facial features and a "6" in red on proper left cheek, length 7.5 in. x width 6.5 in.,; PLUS a black mask with painted gray hair, mustache, and goatee along with red lips and teeth showing from the Huastec region of Vera Cruz, Mexico, length 6 in. x width 3.25 in.,; PLUS a pale colored mask with male features, a pointed beard, and a large nose painted red on the tip, length 8.5 in. x width 5.5 in.,; AND a black Pescador mask with white, red, and yellow dots, a fish is painted on one cheek while a scorpion is painted on the other cheek, the mask holds a cigarette that is protruding from its lips, length 5.5 in. x width 5 in. 

mid-20th century

Provenance:Deaccessioned from the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Estimate: $150 - $200
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