Used Ceremonial Mask 003

$176.00

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Description

Cacique

Hand carved and painted balsa wood, this tribal mask was worn in the Danza/Juego de los Diablitos of 2016-2017 in the village of Boruca, Costa Rica.

This mask – representing the indigenous population before the invading Spanish – is a powerful and solemn mask (symbolizing the native Brunka themsleves), the design features an ancestral cacique (tribal chief) sporting a gold headband with assorted feathers assembled along the top – including motmot bird and heron feathers.

 

  • Tribe: Brunka (Boruca)
  • Size: 9″ x 18″ (23 x 46 cm)
  • Artist: Dennis Morales

Additional information

Weight 1.9 kg

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