Yellow & Blue Cobra - Oaxacan Alebrije Wood Carving
Yellow and Blue Cobra Alebrije folk art hand-carved & hand-painted by the Hernandez family which is one of the 7 original families in San Martin Tilcajete who popularized the art of wood-carving. This beautiful piece is constructed of 1 piece of wood. Alebrije wood carvings take several months and several steps to reach the end result. Curing, carving and painting are often done by different family members who choose their craft based on their individual talents.
Features: Copal wood Hand-crafted item Signed by the artist