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it's all scarier in black and white.

Hermitano mask  Michoacan    16 inches, painted wood    Classic in form, this large mask would have been worn by the Hermit character in the Pastorela Dance.

Hermitano mask Michoacan 16 inches, painted wood Classic in form, this large mask would have been worn by the Hermit character in the Pastorela Dance.

This image shows a typical wooden jaguar (tigre) mask from Suchiapa, Chiapas sewn to the cloth headdress with which the mask is worn. From the Ruth Lechuga mask collection exhibited at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC