Mexican American

Ritual Mask

Ritual Mask

Object Details

  • Dimensions: 9"W x 11"H
  • Accession Number: I-0083b

This ritual mask is made out of wood and is pink and black and has a crown shape. The mask is used for Los Pastores, a morality play that takes place around Christmas time and is about the shepherds’ journey to Bethlehem to see the infant Jesus Christ.

Please use the following credit lines when publishing or using reproductions from the University of Texas at San Antonio Institute of Texan Cultures. Ritual Mask, UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures