Mask : Huichol Art

MX $ 1,200.00

Mask: Decorated or adorned using the artistic technique of the Huichol (Wixarika) people.

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Mask intervened with Huichol Art

The Huichol art mask is a piece traditionally used in ceremonies and rituals by the Huichol indigenous people of Mexico. These masks are made with a technique known as "chaquira", which consists of fixing small colored beads on a surface, usually wood or clay, using beeswax or other adhesive material.

Huichol masks usually represent symbolic figures of the cosmovision and mythology of their culture, such as animals, deities, natural elements and abstract symbols. Each element and color used in the mask has a specific meaning within the Huichol cosmovision.

Huichol art is recognized for its wealth of vibrant colors and intricate patterns, reflecting the Huichol people's spiritual connection to nature and the universe. These masks are considered both works of art and sacred objects within the Huichol culture.

In addition to the masks, the Huichol also create other ornamental and ritual objects using the chaquira technique, such as tablets, paintings, clay animals and decorative objects. This art has gained worldwide recognition for its beauty and cultural significance.

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Weight 0.220 kg
Dimensions 9.5 × 16 × 2 cm

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