festivals, ritual events, and processions express and celebrate the
values and events of Mexico's diverse ethnic cultures. Hundreds of
elegant costumes and beautifully carved masks used throughout Mexico
are the focus of this book.
The Museum of
International Folk Art's superb collection of authenticated masks
and regional festivals depicted in documentary photography by the
distinguished Mexican mask authority Ruth Lechuga are featured throughout.
This title is for the craft masters, collectors, travelers, and folk-art