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Ceramic Bladder

$20

Colorful figure of vejigante made of ceramic and painted by hand. 100% handicraft made in Puerto Rico. Product can be hung on the wall. Colors and details may vary.

Measurements: 5 "x 3" approx.

A bit of history:

"The vejigante is a folk figure whose origins date back to medieval Spain. Legend has it that the vejigante represented the infidel Moors who were defeated in a battle led by Santiago. To honor the saint, the people Dressed as demons they took to the streets in an annual procession. Over time, the vejigante became a kind of folk demon, but in Puerto Rico it acquired a new dimension with the introduction of the African and native Taino cultural influence. "

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