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Monica  Sosaya

Spanish Market Master & Santera

"Los Matachines"  The Matachines Dance has been traced through Mexico, to Spain and Moorish North Africa. Reference is often made to their fantastic costumes, worn by masked participants. There are usually 10 to 12 dancers, but there is always a leader - El Monarca.

Los Matachines, The Palace of the Governors  11 1/4" x 22 1/2"

Los Matachines, Taos Church   11 1/4" x 24 1/4"

Nativity & Matachines Painted Gourds

From Left to Right : St. Librata 19" x 9", Our Lady of the Way 12" x 7", Nuesta Señora de Valencia  12" x 9 1/2"

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