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Small mask with a pink face and curved horns. There are two large eyes with irises that fade from blue to white. The edges of the slits above the eyeballs are medium-blue. There is a thick bulge across the bridge of the nose. The curves of the cheeks and chin are dark pink. There is a flat, curved ear on either side of the face. The horns are black on the outside edge, orange on the inside edge and yellow down the central ridge. The orange portion is decorated with short, diagonal, black and white lines. There are five white teeth on the underside of the protruding lip. The back of the mask is red-brown and the back of the horns is yellow. Fabric elastic and a piece of thick, white string have been looped through small holes on both sides and the top of the mask on the back.

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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