Presented by Masks of the World: The Boruca Revival Collection
- Origin: Boruca Indian, Costa Rica
- Style: Diablito Mask
- Carver & Worn By: The resilient Jose Benal Lazasa
- Historical Period: 1990s – 2003, a time of fervent traditions in Rey Curre Village
- Material: Balsa wood, carved in the Old Style tradition
This Diablito Mask stands as a testament to the Boruca's bravery, resilience, and the fierce confrontations they symbolically enact. Crafted by Jose Benal Lazasa, it bears the marks of intense combat, telling tales of the Diablito being gored by the bull. The mask, with its several dings and repairs, showcases the community's dedication to preserving their heritage, even in the face of adversity.
Marks of Valor:
The evident dings and repairs on the mask are not imperfections; they are badges of honor, narrating its history of being truly battle-worn. The mask's combat with the bull symbolizes the Boruca's resistance, their spirit, and their undying passion.
Like most older and used masks, this artifact has been meticulously cleaned out before sale, ensuring its longevity and preserving its rich history for future generations.
Why Own This Mask?
Owning this mask is like holding a piece of Boruca bravery and resilience. It speaks of their confrontations, their resistance, and their deep bond with their traditions. This mask is a celebration of the fierce, the battle-tested, and the deeply personal.
Step into the world of Boruca's fierce confrontations. Place your bid now and become a guardian of their combat 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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- 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.