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Signed Olmec Replica Papier Mache Mask, "Colossal Olmec Head"

Exploring the mystery of the Olmec heads, Morneo crafts a compelling mask based... more

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Exploring the mystery of the Olmec heads, Morneo crafts a compelling mask based on pre-Hispanic monuments. Discovered in San Lorenzo and Tres Zapotes, Veracruz and in La Venta, Tabasco, the 17 colossal heads show distinct features and are thought to portray individual leaders. Each one weighs tons, making them some of the best known examples of Olmec art. The Mexican artisan works in papier-maché, crafting and painting the signature mask by hand to suggest the textures of stone.

  • 0.18 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 25 cm H x 21 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 9.75" H x 8.25" W x 3.9" D

  • Papier mache, polyester ribbon
  • Signed by the artist
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Su

From Pittsburgh, Pa.

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11/24/2021

"Great decoration!"

Well made and very colorful! We used it for halloween but havent taken it down yet as we like the colors.

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Linda

From San Diego, CA. United States

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10/30/2021

"Spirited personality"

Memories of my grandmother are manifest in this Catrina. Absolutely love her..........

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Striped Catrina, Papier Mache Catrina Sculpture with Stripes from Mexico

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JOSEPHINE

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06/26/2021

"Giraffe Sculpture"

Great item again I love it.

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Phantasmagorical Giraffe, Giraffe Bug Alebrije Hand Crafted Paper Multicolor Sculpture

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Nancy

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05/26/2021

"So cute!"

I love this! It s very colorful and very well made. Fast shipping.

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Multi-Eyed Bug IV, Mexican Alebrije Hand Crafted Paper Multicolor Sculpture

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Carina

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11/01/2020

"An excellent decorative piece"

It is impressive the mask design and more dramatic are the colors. It is a focus of attention. Love it.

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Kukulkan in Colors, Handcrafted Signed Papier Mache Mexican Plumed Serpent Mask

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pattipatio

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10/24/2019

"Fun addition to my collection"

Fun creative and unique

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