Abstract Desing Wounaan Embera Basket Panama #756
From the rainforest in the Darien come these unique hand made Wounaan and Embera baskets. They are consider one of the finest baskets in the world. More About Wounaan Baskets: The Wounaan Natives from the rainforest in the Darien and the Embera Indians are master artisans and create these fine woven baskets or plates in quality colors, design, symmetry and balance. The womens are known for the baskets and the men for the Cocobolo Wood and Tagua. The baskets or plates were hand woven using natural fibers found in the forest. A variety of reeds are normally used. The colors are produced with natural extract of plants and earth, using the traditional method of dying the basket fibers. They portray insects, animals or life in the village. This basket is 6 1/4" height, around the body 25", at the top end of the basket 15 1/2", colors are natural fiber, brown, olive green, and black, all the colors blend together, decorate your office or home. Look at the beautiful geometric design on this basket, it is gorgeous!!! I will be listing more of these baskets. I have a great selection, each basket is very unique in design, colors and the work is superb. Each basket has also a beautiful design on the bottom, if you are interested and want to see more pictures please e-mail me [email protected] Income earned from the sale of this lovely basket reduces the need to destroy the rain forest for agriculture. The artist is a wounaan Indian and her name is Maria Sinforiano.