Teodoro Vidal Collection of Puerto Rican History
"Teodoro Vidal Collection of Puerto Rican History - Introduction" showing 1 items.
- This papier-mâché mask was made by Miguel Caraballo in 1985. Masks like this are typically worn by young men from the neighborhood, who don the costume of a vejigante , a character who roams the streets during Carnival, playfully scaring children and other revelers, and swatting them with vejigas (balloon-like, inflated animal bladders).
- Currently not on view
- Date made
- Caraballo, Miguel Angel
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center