Presented by Masks of the World: The Boruca Revival Collection
- Origin: Boruca Indian, Costa Rica
- Style: Diablito Mask – Indo-Warrior
- Carver & Worn By: The legendary Ricardo Morales D.
- Historical Period: 1998 – 2004, a time of cultural resurgence in Rey Curre Village
- Material: Balsa wood, carved in the Old Style tradition
This Diablito Mask is a powerful representation of the Boruca warrior spirit. Crafted by the renowned Ricardo Morales D., it embodies the strength, resilience, and valor of the Boruca community. The mask, stained with natural dye and accentuated with some burning to achieve a darker hue, showcases the community's dedication to preserving their heritage while adding artistic nuances.
The deliberate burning on the mask is not just an artistic technique; it's a reflection of the Boruca's age-old practices and their ability to use natural methods to enhance the beauty of their creations. This technique adds depth, character, and a touch of antiquity to the mask.
Depicting a Boruca Warrior, this mask captures the essence of the community's fighters, their bravery, and their indomitable spirit. It's a tribute to their legacy and their undying spirit.
While Ricardo used this mask in Rey Curre Village, it's believed he hails from Boruca Village, adding another layer of intrigue and history to this artifact.
Why Own This Mask?
Owning this mask is like holding a piece of Boruca valor and history. It speaks of their warriors, their traditions, and their deep connection to their roots. This mask is a celebration of the fierce, the traditional, and the deeply personal.
Step into the world of Boruca's warrior legacy. Place your bid now and become a custodian of their brave heritage!
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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.