Presented by Masks of the World: The Boruca Revival Collection
- Origin: Boruca Indian, Costa Rica
- Style: Diablito Mask - Ape-like visage
- Carver & Worn By: The legendary Javies Cedero
- Historical Period: 1980s – 2005, a time of cultural reverence in Rey Curre Village
- Material: Balsa wood, masterfully painted
This Diablito Mask is a magnificent blend of tradition and primal energy. Crafted by Javies Cedero, its ape-like features evoke a sense of ancient times, symbolizing the Boruca's deep connection with nature and their ancestral roots. The mask, being big, heavy, and old, stands as a testament to the community's dedication to preserving their heritage and their unparalleled craftsmanship.
The mask's ape-like features are not just an artistic choice; they're a reflection of the Boruca's reverence for the natural world and their understanding of their place within it. This design captures the essence of the community's bond with the wild and their respect for all creatures.
The mask's vibrant painting, combined with its weight and size, speaks of its age and the many ceremonies it has witnessed. Every detail, every stroke, narrates tales of fervent dances, passionate rituals, and the indomitable spirit of the Boruca people.
Why Own This Mask?
Owning this mask is like holding a piece of Boruca history, primal energy, and artistry. It speaks of their bond with the wild, their respect for nature, and their deep connection to their ancestral roots. This mask is a celebration of the ancient, the artistic, and the deeply personal.
Step into the world of Boruca's primal traditions. Place your bid now and become a custodian of their ancient legacy!
Payments & Returns
- Payment Methods
- PayPal, Stripe
Postage & Shipping
- Item Location
- 17601, Pennsylvania, United States
- Ships To
- No pick-ups
- Shipping Instructions
We ship by United States Postal Service. We offer USPS Retail Ground®, Priority Mail® and Priority Mail International®. Items tend to be shipped within 5 business days after payment is received.
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For shipments outside the USA, please select the Priority Mail International® shipping option or your item will be delayed until other arrangements can be made.
- Returns Accepted
- Returns Policy
- We're dedicated to your satisfaction! If the mask you receive doesn't match the description exactly, just let us know. All you need to do is send it back to us. As soon as we receive it, we'll promptly process a full refund for your purchase. We're here to ensure your experience with us is nothing short of excellent.