Guatemala

The Mexican Guatemalan mask

Q:  I recently picked up this mask. I think it is Guatemalan. It appears to be Pedro Alvarado. I am wondering if this may be the case. Any information would be helpful regarding this mask.Thank you,  Don, 1352

A:  You are close, but it is The Mexican, not Alvarado. You can learn about either character by going to Google. Here’s the good news. Your mask might be authentic. Most of the masks sent to me are usually reproductions or cheap tourist junk. For the latter I try to write a nice reply, but I don’t post it. A

 

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