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  • Culture/People:

    Nahua [Acatlan]

  • Object name:

    Mecos Dance mask and outfit for the festival of St. John

  • Date created:

    2003

  • Place:

    Acatlán; Chilapa de Alvarez Municipality; Guerrero State; Mexico

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, velveteen, cotton cloth, paint, feather/feathers, synthetic fabric, paper, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted, sewn

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Ramiro Matos and Carmen Arellaño (Quechua, NMAI staff) in 2003.

  • Catalog number:

    26/3055

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