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Traditional Purepecha Mask Maker Felipe Horta

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Fantastic works of art

We didn't have prior arrangement, we just asked around Patzcuaro as to where are the local mask... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Tina Q
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Moscow, Russia
Well worth the trip

Ignoring the U.S. State Departments warning we ventured to Tocuaro to look for Mexican folk art... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2014
Paul93
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West Sand Lake, New York
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20 Apr 2018
“Overrated - not what we were led to expect”
7 Jul 2016
“Fantastic works of art”
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

After an amazing experience in Capula with the catrinas, we headed for Tocuaro expecting a similar scene - wrong. There are very few places that make the masks, just a few private homes where you knock on their door and they let you in. Where...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

We didn't have prior arrangement, we just asked around Patzcuaro as to where are the local mask makers and we found ourselves in the workshop of Felipe Horta. We wanted to buy a larger mask, but were afraid we won't be able to transport it...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Ignoring the U.S. State Departments warning we ventured to Tocuaro to look for Mexican folk art masks. In the small village of Tocuaro we came upon the house of Felipe Horta where we were made to feel most welcomed. Felipe is a master craftsman who...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

My girlfriend and I just got back from staying in Patzcuaro for the first week in March and we took a cab to Tocuaro and were lucky enouth to find Felipe Horta's house and studio. We just knocked on the front door and his wife...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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