Traditional Diablo Mask 014

$218.00

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Description

Boruca diablo

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

Additional information

Weight 1.6 kg

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