Lot 72: Yaqui Indian Wooden Pascola Dance Mask

Artemis Gallery

November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: Southwestern USA, Tucson, Arizona, Yaqui (Yoeme) people, ca. 1962 CE. This is a wooden mask, painted, with a black face with crosses on the chin and forehead, a red mouth and eye holes, and white triangles under the eyes and white carved teeth. It has short horse hair brows and a short beard. This is from a dance ceremony called the Pascola. Size: 5.25" W x 8" H (13.3 cm x 20.3 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Morgan Collection, Santa Monica, CA

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Condition Report: Slight wear, but really nice condition, with clar paint and all hair remaining
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