Traditional Diablo Mask 008

$269.00

1 in stock

Description

Past, Present and Future

This well conceived and intricately carved and painted balsa wood mask’s design corresponds to the traditional diablo mask-type used in Brunka tribal culture to represent themselves in their centuries-old Danza de los Diablitos. The antagonist, the toro (bull), represents the invading Spanish.

This powerful 3-faced mask could represent notions of past, present and future and the surface work simply brings more mysticsim to the piece – regions of the mask are covered with designs alluding to animal skins and scales, petroglyph marks and shamanic ‘power lines’.

  • Tribe: Brunka
  • Size: 9 3/4″ x 18 3/4″ (25 x 47.5 cms)
  • Artist: Esteban Morales

Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg

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