Traditional Diablo Mask 006


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This carved and painted balsa wood mask’s design corresponds to the traditional diablo mask-type used by the Brunka tribe to represent themselves in their centuries-old Danza de los Diablitos.celebrated annually in their villages in the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

This striking piece – we’ll call him curlya baroquely painted demon mask, with its ferocious visage, incorporates harmonious colour tones and intricate detailing featuring various allusions to the sun and ancestral petroglyph forms. This mask is a ‘tour de force’ created by a Brunka mask carver of renown from Boruca village.

  • Tribe: Brunka
  • Size: 8 1/2″ x 13 1/2″ (22 cm x 34.25 cm)
  • Artist: Edixon Mora L.

Additional information

Weight 2.2 kg