Presented by Masks of the World: The Boruca Revival Collection
- Origin: Boruca Indian, Costa Rica
- Style: Diablito Mask – Boar-Pig visage
- Carved & Worn By: The innovative Gilberto Leiva M.
- Historical Period: February 2004, a significant month for Rey Curre Village ceremonies
- Material: Balsa wood, intricately and fully painted in the new style
This Diablito Mask is a vibrant blend of tradition and innovation. Crafted by Gilberto Leiva M., its boar-pig features symbolize strength, resilience, and the Boruca's deep connection with the animal kingdom. The mask, fully painted in the new style, showcases the community's evolution in artistry while staying rooted in their rich heritage.
The mask's boar-pig design captures the essence of the Boruca's reverence for the wild and their understanding of the animal's significance in their culture. This design is a tribute to their beliefs, their connection with nature, and their deep philosophical insights.
The mask's vibrant and intricate painting, representative of the new style, speaks of the Boruca's adaptability and their embrace of modern artistic techniques while preserving the essence of their traditions.
Rey Curre village ceremonies, held in February, and Boruca village ceremonies, taking place in December or January, ensure that Diablitos can participate in both village rituals. This mask, from February 2004, holds the energy and spirit of these significant ceremonies, symbolizing unity, celebration, and cultural continuity.
Why Own This Mask?
Owning this mask is like holding a piece of Boruca festivity, innovation, and artistry. It speaks of their bond with the wild, their evolving artistic techniques, and their deep connection to their ceremonial roots. This mask is a celebration of the bold, the modern, and the deeply traditional.
Step into the world of Boruca's dual village celebrations. Place your bid now and become a guardian of their festive legacy!
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- 17601, Pennsylvania, United States
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- Returns Policy
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