Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Mexican Head Dress Oaxacan dance of the Feather Danza de la Pluma
ABOUT THIS MEXICAN HEAD DRESS
This museum quality head dress was crafted in Oaxaca for the Guelaguetza´s danza de la pluma (dance of the feather). This is Oaxaca´s most important ceremonial dance and takes place in July and August during los lunes del cerro Guelaguetza festivities. The dance represents the struggle between the Spanish conquerors and the Aztecs.
|HEIGHT||2.62 Ft. / 80 cm|
|LENGHT||3.34 Ft. / 102 cm|
|WIDTH||7.28 In. / 18.5 cm|
|APROX. WEIGHT||3.8 Lb. / 1740 gr|
|MADE OF||Dyed feathers, mirror, tin and cane|
|TECHNIQUE||Each Feather is hand knotted|