Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • mask, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • wood, stain, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 16.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4926

The mask depicts a human-like face. The eyes are deeply angled with cutouts above. The prominent pointed nose and large smiling mouth reveals teeth. The entire mask is stained black.