A theatrical expression with painstakingly painted detail, this impressive hand carved (balsa wood) mask’s design is certainly a traditional Brunka diablo mask type – a classic. The personnage 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: 8 3/4″ x 15″
- Artist: Sergio Gonzalez R of Boruca