Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Purple Ram Alebrije Oaxacan Wood Carving with Flowers
ABOUT THIS ALEBRIJE
As shown in Coco, the movie; Zapotec indigenous people believe that every person has a guardian or spiritual guide. Such protectors are called Tonas and are linked to the qualities of a particular animal. This ram alebrije can be considered as a modern Tona: a symbol of endurance, perseverance and strength.
SIZE & TECHNICAL DATA
|HEIGHT||13cm / 5.11 In|
|LENGHT||10cm / 3.93 In|
|WIDTH||7cm / 2.7 In|
|APROX. WEIGHT||80gr / 2.82 oz.|
|MADE OF||Copal Wood|
|REGION||San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca|
|COMMENTS||You may also refer to picture with rulers for size|
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