Mexico Chiapas Chamula (Zapatista & Tzotzil People)
Pair of mexican dolls made of stuffed cloth over a wooden frame for legs. Their clothing mainly consists of thick woven wool fabrics. On the left a male 'Zapatista', a member of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), an armed revolutionary group based in the state of Chiapas. He carries a rifle and a backpack. On the right is his female companion or wife holding a baby. She represents the Tzotzil people (a subgroup of the Maya people) and wears the costume of the town Chamula, also in the state of Chiapas. Size 25 cm. No marks.