Mexico

Diablo from Oaxaca, Mexico

I could not resist sharing this photo of an old Oaxacan mask with you. It has so much character, despite it’s rough appearance. Devils can’t be nastier than this one!

Located on the edge of the Pacific in southern Mexico, the state is rich with many kinds of wonderful masks. Part of the reason is there are many ethnic groups (Mixtec, Zapotec, Chatino, Negro, Huave, Chontal) in the area. More info is needed. What part of Oaxaca does it come from? A

 

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