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bull wearing a mask
  • Mexico
  • bull wearing a mask, late 1800s–1989
  • Where object was made: México, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 31.5 x 14 x 33 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 12 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 13 in
  • Gift of Edward L. Ruhe
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4936

The dark blue bull figure is wearing a pink mask. The mask depicts a human-like face with a prominent nose and black mustache. The bull's yellow horns and red ears are visible. The front legs each have a green, yellow and red band. It has black hooves and a black tail.