Mask from the Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins. The face has three snakes twined around it. [SM (Verve) 20/02/2013]
Place details: M AMERICA. Mexico. Guerrero Quechaltenango. Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Pigment / ?. Processes: Carved / Painted / Perforated / ?. Colour: Red Green White Yellow Dimensions: Max L = 285 mm Max W = 180 mm When Collected: 1985 Acquired: Purchased 1987 (Friends of PRM)
KEYWORD: Mask / Animal Figure / CLASS: Mask / Dance / Religion / Figure / ?.
Object description: Mask from the Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins. The face has three snakes twined around it. The face is painted white with green and red highlights. The snakes are red with red and green stripes and yellow with red and green stripes. The mask is perforated above the eyes, at the nose and at the mouth. [SM (Verve) 20/02/2013]