Ermitano Mexican Mask Traditional Pastorela Dance

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Step into the enchanting world of Mexican tradition with our Ermitaño Mask, an exquisite piece inspired by the Pastorela Purepecha dance. Crafted with precision and care, this mask embodies the spirit of the dance and the rich cultural heritage of the Purepecha people.

In the Pastorela Purepecha dance, performers reenact the journey of the shepherds to Bethlehem to witness the birth of Jesus. The dance combines elements of indigenous traditions with Spanish influence, creating a unique and vibrant celebration of Christmas.

Our Ermitaño Mask captures the essence of this ancient dance, with intricate details and vibrant colors that bring the character to life. Whether displayed as a decorative piece or used in performances, this mask is sure to evoke the magic and wonder of the Pastorela Purepecha dance.

In the Pastorela Purepecha dance, the character of the Ermitaño, or hermit, typically plays the role of one of the shepherds who journey to Bethlehem to witness the birth of Jesus. The Ermitaño is often depicted as a wise and venerable figure, guiding the other shepherds on their pilgrimage and offering spiritual guidance along the way. This character is symbolic of wisdom, humility, and devotion, embodying the virtues valued within the Purepecha community.

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TECHNIQUE Hand carved Wood
COMMENTS Ca 2000's 
CARE Clean with a soft dry cloth