Harbinger Mask, Boruca village
These traditional, ceremonial masks represent themselves/their ancestors as the indigenous defenders of their territory and way of life during the onset of European invasion and colonization (a struggle that continues today).
This ‘harbinger’ mask, worn during the 3 day duration of the Danza de los Diablitos 2019-2020 in the village of Boruca in the southern Pacific watershed of Costa Rica. Comes with valuable context image of this mask being worn in the ceremony.
- Tribe: Brunka (Boruca)
- Size: 10 3/4″ x 17 1/2″ (27.5 x 44.5 cm)
- Artist: J.M Maroto