Decorative wall art created by this carved mask’s design which corresponds to the traditional diablo mask-type used by Brunka tribal particiapnats in the Danza de los Diablitos featuring a cosmological nation for most lower Central American indigenous groups: a feline transformation (specifically shape shifting between human and jaguar)
IA well known and esteemed village elder and mask carver, Rafael Gonzalez Leiva of Rey Curre, carved (balsa wood) and painted this evocative transformation mask..
- Tribe: Brunka
- Size: 9 1/2″ x 19
- Artist: Melvin Gonzalez R.