How Local Artisans Employ Their Skills To Create Unique Face Masks

Whether made from a blanket, a loom or a wrestler, the Artisanal Masks with a Mexican folk motif are always a good idea in this time of the Pandemic.

By Asociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas con bordado de flores by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

The use of masks has become a basic need, where people increasingly worry that it is attractive and that it supports local consumption.

Boceto Bordado by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas bordado by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Figura de Frida Kahlo con tapabocas de Tenango by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tenango de Doria embroidery is one of the most attractive, colorful and recognized embroidery; either colored or single color gamut.

The different embroideries that are reflected in beautiful linens, blankets, silks or cotton, can be human, natural or floral figures.

Tapabocas de Campeche by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas flores by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Bordado de Zinacantán, Chiapas by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas con bordado by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Whether by hand to machine, handmade embroidery is always a great option in the new normal we are living in.

Tapabocas bordado by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Detalle de Tapabocas con bordado by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas Artesanal by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas de Alebrije by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas de Máscara de Luchador Tinieblas by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

The Mexican Wrestling is the cultural heritage of Mexico City

The Mexican Wrestling is a set of techniques transmitted from generation to generation, which for its exercise requires particular material and symbolic elements in the same way, it is a sport-show that requires knowledge, technique, physical strength and symbolic value from its protagonists.

Tapabocas Luchador Huracán Ramírez by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Huracán Ramírez, a Mexican character who was born with the aim of appearing in the movies, his fame reached such a point that he established himself in the Lucha Libre ring.

Tapabocas de Luchador "La Parka" by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Alfonso Escoboza Huerta, better known as "La Parka" was a wrestler from Lucha Libre, a Sonora nation and died in the ring in early 2020.

Tapabocas de Larrainzar by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Hilos para bordar by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Artesana en elaboración de patrón de Tapabocas by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

The handmade masks can be made individually or by patterns

Tapabocas Larrainzar by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas Rebozo Tenancingo by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Variedad de Tapabocas de Alebrijes by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

Tapabocas rebozo by Claudia MuñozAsociación de Amigos del MAP

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