Presented by Masks of the World: The Boruca Revival Collection
- Origin: Boruca Indian, Costa Rica
- Style: Diablito Mask
- Carver: The esteemed Luis Rojas M.
- Worn By: The artist himself, Luis Rojas M.
- Historical Period: Spanning from the 1980s – 90s to 2003, a transformative era in Boruca Village
- Material: Meticulously carved from the ethereal Balsa wood
This Diablito Mask is not just an artifact; it's a chronicle of battles, of confrontations with the symbolic bull (Spanish), and of the indomitable spirit of the Boruca people. Its design, fully painted with commercial paint, is a vibrant testament to the community's artistic flair and resilience.
Marks of Valor:
The missing half of the left top horn and the two absent side horns are not mere imperfections; they are badges of honor, telling tales of fervent dances and symbolic confrontations. The multiple abrasions on the mask further narrate its history of being truly battle-worn, a genuine piece of Boruca heritage.
A sturdy brown cloth head strap ensures the mask's secure fit, allowing it to be worn or displayed with pride, echoing its storied past.
Why Own This Mask?
To own this mask is to own a piece of Boruca bravery, a symbol of their resistance and spirit. It's a vivid reminder of the community's battles, their artistry, and their undying passion. This mask is more than just wood and paint; it's a legacy.
Become a custodian of this rich heritage. Place your bid now and own a chapter of Boruca history!
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.
We highly recommend selecting the insurance option. Please note that we require shipping insurance on certain select items. If an item arrives damaged, photograph the damage and contact us as soon as possible for assistance.
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.