Carnival Mask

Puerto Rico
The vejigante is a demon-like mask (careta) with horns sometimes worn with a full costume in Carnival festivals. The person wearing it dances around the crowds.

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Bibliography

Puerto Rican Vejigante Mask. (n.d.). National Museum of American History. Retrieved July 7, 2023, from https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_600893