Large Painted Tecuan Bag

Handmade houlder bag made from leather and inspired by the Tecuan Masks. Stitching is visible and made with cotton thread, the eyes are made with mirror and mustaches and eyebrows from boar's hair. The bag is lined in cotton.

  • Color: Varies
  • Material: 100% Leather
  • Technique: Sculpted Leather
  • Size: Large
Availability:In stock

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$479.00 USD

SCULPTED LEATHER / SAN FRANCISCO OZOMATLAN, GUERRERO

Tradition in which leather and acrylic paint are used to form handmade masks that are part of "the dance of the Tecuanes", which is one of the most popular dances of the Nahua culture of Guerrero.

It actually symbolizes the combat between human beings and the forces of nature in search of crop protection.The festival takes place on May 3 in the feast of the Holy Cross, which consists of bringing an offering to the top of the Tepehuizco hill, and then marching in procession to the town's church, all accompanied by music and dance.

Colors, Textures & Pre-Order

Our products are made in creative and productive collaboration with Mexican artisans. Their elaboration involves manual processes that generate variations in colors and textures. It is important to note that the actual color of the garment may vary from the color shown on the screen.

For products or variants that are available only on request (pre-order) we ask that 3 to 4 weeks of production be considered, in addition to the shipping time.