Mask

About this object

Cultural context

Folk art; made for sale at local shops and markets.

Iconographic meaning

The style of this mask would have been influenced by illustrations or pictures of pre-Columbian masks.

Physical description

Mosaic face mask made from green stone pieces held together with a grey-brown adhesive. Ears are elongated rectangles. Open mouth is a hole. Eye sockets are holes. Small holes are drilled in nostrils, tips of ear lobes, and temples.