Presented by Masks of the World: The Boruca Revival Collection
- Origin: Boruca Indian, Costa Rica
- Style: Diablito Mask
- Carver & Worn By: The esteemed Luis Morales
- Historical Period: 2002 – 2003, a time of ceremonial significance in Boruca Village
- Material: Balsa wood, intricately carved and painted
This Diablito Mask is a symbol of leadership and ceremonial importance. Crafted by Luis Morales, it was worn by the "Cacique" or chief during the head of the ceremony, embodying the Boruca's deep reverence for their traditions and leaders. The mask, beautifully carved and painted, showcases the community's dedication to their heritage and their unparalleled craftsmanship.
The woven/burlap headband on the mask is not just a decorative element; it's a symbol of authority, leadership, and the Boruca's respect for their ceremonial heads. This adornment adds layers of authenticity and history, making it a genuine artifact of Boruca culture.
The mask's intricate carving and vibrant painting capture the essence of the Boruca's artistic prowess. Every detail, every stroke, speaks of their dedication, skill, and the deep significance of their rituals.
Why Own This Mask?
Owning this mask is like holding a piece of Boruca leadership and ceremonial heritage. It speaks of their rituals, their leaders, and their deep bond with their traditions. This mask is a celebration of the authoritative, the artistic, and the deeply personal.
Step into the world of Boruca's ceremonial command. Place your bid now and become a custodian of their leadership legacy!
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Postage & Shipping
- Item Location
- 17601, Pennsylvania, United States
- Ships To
- No pick-ups
- Shipping Instructions
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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.