Goat Mask

$1,200.00

1 in stock

Artist: Louis Valenzuela

Learn more about Louis David Valenzuela

For in-person sales, or international shipping rates, please email the artist directly at: mvacowboy@yahoo.com. These sales will be handled by the seller and not processed on the Loom website.

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Description

The goat mask is the oldest traditional mask in our culture and represents the old man of the fiesta and used by the Pascola dancer.

  • Dimension: 7-1/2″ length and 5″ width
  • Type of wood: Chilicote (Red coral tree) from Rio Yaqui in Vicam
  • Colors: Acrylic paints of black represents death that everyone goes through, white represents the candle lighting of human life, also Christ’s robe for dying to bring us life and red represents the blood of Christ and bloodshed in the Yaquis & Mexican Revolution.
  • Symbol: Triangles (under eyes) represents tear drops of our people who we lost in battles and raindrops, half circle (around the masks outer edge) represents the mother moon and the cross on the top represents the Creator, the Father and Son and four directions.
  • Other: Horsehair is used for the eyebrows and bottom of the chin which are stitched in.

Note: Every mask that is purchase comes with a story booklet that describes the mask and meaning of symbols that are painted, including artist original signature.

***ALL SALES ARE FINAL***

Pick up is available for local purchases. Please indicate that you would like to pick up in person in the Order Notes.