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Virtual Museum: Masks and Dances
Virtual Museum: Masks and Dances
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viejito patzcuaro.jpg (338859 bytes) Masks & Dances, a series of 15 panels; 
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Mexico, artist unknown. Mask, ca. 1996. Painted carved wood, 31 x 24 cm. Private collection.

Masks are still used in many villages in ceremonial dances and festivities.

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Mexico, artist unknown. Mask, ca. 1989. Painted carved wood, 38 x 18 cm. Private collection.

 

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Artist unknown (Sicuani, Cuzco, Peru). Mask, XX century. Plaster. From F. Stastny: Las Artes Populares del Peru, with permission.

 

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