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- Painted Native American Micaceous Clay Feathered Mask (m653)
Painted Native American Micaceous Clay Feathered Mask (m653)
This is a beautiful authentic Native American Indian mask by Indian artists featuring hand sculpted micaceous clay and real feathers. Indian masks have been part of ceremonies for generations and are very popular today in the southwest because of the natural materials used and traditional craftsmanship. When you think about the many styles of ceremonial masks used by various tribes, it is fascinating to consider the history they demonstrate. The old west has a rich and colorful heritage.
Still today masks of the Southwestern Indians use the elements of nature that all cultures love, with carved wood, tooled leather and natural stone ground clay setting the standard. Indian tribes used these types of masks during their ceremonies in the early 1800's. This unique handcrafted Navajo mask is authentic Native American Indian art. handcrafted using micaceous clay, you can wee the actual flakes of mica in the clay like glitter. This is indicative of The clay used by Tribes in the southwest.
Native American masks make beautiful rustic decorations and bring a historic feel to any western ranch, southwest or cabin wall decor. Measures approx. 6" wide, 8" tall, NOT including feathers.
Authentic Native American, Tribe: Navajo