Traditional Diablo Mask 008

$246.00

1 in stock

Description

Harlequin

This intricately carved and painted balsa wood 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.  A classic diablo mask carved by the well known Brunka mask maker, Ricardo Morales D., of Boruca village. A scornful expression for a harlequin, this mask features a curious mixture of aggression and humour – typical of many Brunka masks.

  • Tribe: Brunka
  • Size: 9″ x 17″ (23 x 43 cms)
  • Artist: Ricardo Morales D.

Additional information

Weight 1.9 kg

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