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Cortes or Vaquero Mask #9381 S O L D

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Title: Cortes or Vaquero Mask #9381
Circa: 1920/30
Description: Cortes or Vaquero mask purchased in Rabinal Baja
Verapaz, Guatemala. This particular mask was purchased with 3 other pieces from
The Baile (Dance) El costeño. Curiously this mask was also used in the Baile (Dance)
de Cortes, indicated by the suspended silver coin.
Materials: Polychromed cedar wood, glass eyes and silver coin.
Dimensions: 9 1/2″ length * 7 1/2″ width

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