A carnival mask.
Canton of Valais - Switzerland.
Semi-dense wood with real animal teeth and hair.
Height: 22 cm
Representing a carnival character, this mask characteristic of the Lötschental (Canton of the Valais) is called " Tschäggättä "; demon, witch. Created by the popular imagination as an expression of the resistance of simple people against power, they are nowadays used as carnival masks.
- Mask, Tschäggättä, Lötschental
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- Estimated Period
- 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
- 22×20×15 cm