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COFRADE DE CHICHICASTENANGO (two-sided figure).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lacquer, acrylic and silver leaf on carved panel, 31 x 25 inches. Exhibited: Paris 1973.

Estimate $850.

 

This old Cofrade wears a black enamel straw hat as part of the symbol of his leadership, a custom which has almost been completely supplanted by the use of the black felt hat. On the reverse side of the image is Cot, the ancient god of Good and Evil.

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