Traditional Diablo Mask 005

$247.00

1 in stock

Description

Prideful

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

Invoking a prideful demeanour, faced with confrontation against the Europeans, Edixon Mora (mask signed by the artist) has created an emblematic traditional mask – in the typical Boruca village style – with this serene and confident visage.

This diablo mask is typical of many of the painted (balsa) wood masks used in the Danza; expressions in these masks can range from exaggeratedly aggressive to contemplative. Unique wall art decor for home or business.

  • Tribe: Brunka
  • Size: 9″ x 17 1/2″ (23 x 44.25cm)
  • Artist: Edixon Mora L.

Additional information

Weight 1.55 kg

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