Home Decor - Masks - Brazilian

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Masks - Brazilian - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Leather mask, 'Bautta' (Brazil)
$62.99

This bold mask depicts Bautta, a character from the 16th century Italian commedia dell'arte. The character takes his name from the bautta, a hooded black cloak that covers the face. Marcilio Barroco molds this dramatic mask from leather and paints it
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Leather mask, 'Brave Elephant' (Brazil)
$42.99

Marcilio Barroco captures the elephant's strength and nobility in this fascinating mask. The finely detailed mask is crafted of leather and is ideal for entertainment and theatrical productions. Barroco signs it with a symbol and adds an elastic band
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Leather mask, 'Comic Devil' (Brazil)
$54.99

Jaunty horns rise on the forehead, lending a diabolical expression to this devilish theater mask known as Demoniache. Marcilio Barroco molds this fanciful mask from leather and paints it by hand; his signature is a symbol. An elastic band holds it in
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Leather mask, 'Dalmatian Charisma' (Brazil)
$39.99

Sweet and docile, this Dalmatian dog mask exudes the charm of the loyal canine. Marcilio Barroco crafts the mask of leather and paints it by hand, expertly conjuring the Dalmatian's playful charisma.
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Leather mask, 'Devil' (Brazil)
$37.99

Jaunty horns rise on the forehead, just above dark eyebrows that give a diabolical expression to this devilish theater mask. Marcilio Barroco molds the piece by hand and paints it with dancing flames. He signs it with a symbol and adds an elastic ban
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Leather mask, 'Harlequin' (Brazil)
$47.99

A rose bud adorns the mask of the harlequin, the clown doomed to cry eternally for his lost love. Marcilio Barroco crafts a vivid mask of the singular creature as he shapes this mask of leather. The piece is signed with the artist's characteristic sy
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Leather mask, 'Pantalone' (Brazil)
$57.99

This bold mask depicts Pantalone, a Venetian character from the 16th century Italian commedia dell'arte. A thin, elderly man, he was often the butt of jokes in this classic theater form. Marcilio Barroco molds this handsome mask from leather and pain
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Leather mask, 'Punchinello' (Brazil)
$57.99

This bold mask depicts Punchinello, a grotesque buffoon from the 16th century Italian commedia dell'arte. In this theater form, the mask was more important than the person wearing it. Marcilio Barroco molds this handsome example from leather and pain
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Leather mask, 'Rose Butterfly' (Brazil)
$29.99

Bright pink wings caress the face, extending outward to mask the wearer. Transformed into a butterfly, this exquisite design boasts a distinctive Brazilian personality. "Whenever we think of Brazil, we are aware of its biodiversity and extraordinary
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Leather mask, 'Spotted Jaguar' (Brazil)
$32.99

With its shining, reflective eyes, the jaguar was believed by pre-Hispanic man to possess a connection to the spirit world. An endangered species, the spotted yellow cat still finds a home in Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Marcilio Barroco depicts the m
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Leather mask, 'The Captain' (black and white) (Brazil)
$42.99

The bold contrast of black on white surrounds calculating eyes and flows across the aristocratic nose. A classic character in the 16th century Italian commedia dell'arte, the captain's expression is rigid and severe, typical of one who is in command.
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Leather mask, 'The Doctor' (black and white) (Brazil)
$37.99

Bold black and white distinguish the doctor. A classic character born of the 16th century Italian commedia dell'arte, the doctor's nose is long enough to thrust into a bottle of perfume, as he spends his time among the fetid odors of the sickroom. Ma
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Leather mask, 'The Witch' (Brazil)
$37.99

A red wart on her nose intensifies her ugliness as Marcilio Barroco depicts an evil witch. Wide eyes seek mischief and the long, pointed nose sniffs out trouble. Barroco molds this theater mask from leather and paints it by hand; his signature is a s
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Leather mask, 'White Horse' (Brazil)
$44.99

Proud and knowing, a white horse becomes a theater mask in the hands of Marcilio Barroco. He shapes the whimsical image of leather, realistically adding gray shadows and a perky forelock. As an archetype, the horse symbolizes power and virility. The
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Leather mask, 'Yellow Butterfly' (Brazil)
$29.99

Yellow wings caress the face, extending outward to mask the wearer. Transformed into a butterfly, this exquisite design boasts a distinctive Brazilian personality. "Whenever we think of Brazil, we are aware of its biodiversity and extraordinary natur
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Leather masks, 'Colombina' (set of 7) (Brazil)
$89.99

Colorful and unique, these masks by Marcilio Barroco are inspired by Columbina, from the Commedia dell‘«÷Arte . She is a comic servant and Pierrot‘«÷s lover, dressed in ragged and patched dress, wore heavy eye make-up and carried a tambourine to fend
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Leather masks, 'Pierrot' (set of 7) (Brazil)
$89.99

Colorful and unique, these masks by Marcilio Barroco are inspired by Pierrot, from the Commedia dell‘«÷Arte . He is depicted as a sad clown pining for Columbine's love, who breaks his heart and leaves him for Harlequin. He is depicted wearing a loose
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