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Small mask with a pink face and curved black and brown horns. The eyes have blue irises which fade to flesh-colour near the black pupils. There is a large horizontal bulge over the bridge of the nose. The brows and cheeks are rounded and raised. Thick, black, eyebrows are painted above each eye in a shallow arch. The red mouth has a protruding upper lip with three short white teeth framed by a pair of long curled fangs. The horns have brown edges and are painted black down the central ridge. There is white elastic tied on at the back, knotted through two small holes on either side of the face.

History Of Use

Crazy Woman (Loca) mask. Performed on the feast days of the Virgin of Candelaria. The Crazy Woman is sometimes described as Supay's wife.


Purchased from a festival mask rental shop in Puno.

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