We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
Bad Dog Folk Art Hooked Rug
When I saw this Bad Dog rug I couldn't help myself. It makes me laugh every time I look at it. I think it may be midcentury and a real compelling outsider piece of art. Someone took loving care of it because it was repaired a few times. You can see it on the back. 56 in.Hx46 in.Wx.5 in.D $2,200