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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Cow Head Alebrije Painted Oaxaca Zapotec Symbols Wood Carving.

$650.00 USD

 About this Alebrije

This outstanding cow head wood carving Alebrije was crafted and hand painted in San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca.

It is beautifully decorated with a detailed geometric pattern of Zapotec symbols in  mustard and purple tones. The ears, mouth and nose are decorated  using a palette of turquoise and pink tones. 

 The carving is made from a single block Copal Wood, from the copal tree, which is considered sacred.

Coco, the movie depicts Alebrijes as  spiritual guides based on their research on Zapotec indigenous culture from Oaxaca, origin of this amazing art


HEIGHT 7.67 In /19.5 Cm
LENGHT 11.8 In / 30 Cm.
WIDTH 2.24 In / 13.5 Cm.
APROX. WEIGHT 16.9 Oz  / 460  gr.
MADE OF Copal Wood
REGION San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca, Mexico
TECHNIQUE Hand carved, hand painted
COMMENTS  Made from a single block of wood



 Handling time 1 to 3 business days
Delivery time  7 to 15 business days. 
Carrier & Service USPS International shipping from Mexico.
Other Shipping Options UPS & DHL express shipping. Quotation on request.