‘Sun Cat’ Feathered Ceremonial Mask
A Boruca village style diablo feline mask, worn by participants every year in the indigenous Brunka ceremony, or, danza in Spanish. Some diablito mask types are local fauna themes (such as this black panther) – this is a feathered ‘sun cat‘
This mask, carved from balsa wood and adorned with chachalaca feathers, offers unique wall art decor. It was used in Boruca village in the Danza de los Diablitos of 2020 – 2021.
- Tribe: Brunka (Boruca)
- Size: 9 3/4″ x 29″ (29 cm x 70 cm)
- Artist: Hermes Morales