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Description

Vejigante carnival mask of painted paper mache construction. Mask is mainly painted yellow, with cut-out holes at the eyes and mouth. The eyes are outlined in a red dotted design, with yellow and red flame-like brow projections above. Six long curved horns project outward at the top and sides, four green at the sides and back and two multicoloured at the top. The snout has a large open mouth with two upper white canine teeth. Signed and dated inside.

Cultural Context

Contemporary Puerto Rican Vejigante mask.

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