Ceremonial Leather Tiger Masks from Guerrero, Mexico

Ceremonial Leather Tiger Masks from Guerrero, Mexico

$ 1,200.00
Ceremonial Leather Tiger Masks from Guerrero, Mexico that were used in a fertility dance…they were also used in a ceremony that represents a feline-canine battle …the leather “cascos” actually served as helmuts as the dancers actually beat each other over the heads  with sticks in an alcohol fueled and rather violent confrontation.

Painted Leather and inset mirrors.

15” tall