Elegant and baroque in its complexity, this impressive hand carved (balsa wood) mask’s design is a certainly a traditional mask type, but with “all the stops” pulled to acheive this dynamic mask. It represents a Brunka tribal ancestor from historic Brunka territory (which extened from today’s Quepos to a little inside the Province of Chiriquí, Panama along the Pacific coast watershed. For today’s Brunka people, this mask represents an ancestor in their centuries-old Danza de los Diablitos worn by ceremonial particpants in the village of Boruca.
- Tribe: Brunka
- Size: 13″ x 19″
- Artist: family Lazaro Morales of Boruca