Ecological-Diablo Masks 006

$273.00

1 in stock

Description

Quetzal Family

This painted balsa wood mask’s design – “quetzal family” – corresponds to the traditional diablo mask-type used by the Brunka tribe in their annual ceremony, Danza de los Diablitos, cleverly fused with designs invoking local flora and fauna. In this case a busy nesting scene starring this sacred cloud-forest resident invades the mask’s visage. One can also observe a human ‘ancestor’ face split with the ceremonial diablito mask. This hybrid mask type is a clear homage to their tribal history and local wildlife within their territory.

A creative piece, this mask has been carved from the local balsa wood and features the classic ceremonial diablo mask type melded with painted ecological elements. Makes for stunning wall art.

  • Tribe: Brunka
  • Size: 9 1/2″ x 17″
  • Artist: German Morales D.

Additional information

Weight 2.2 kg

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