Wounaan Basket Darien Panama #1160
Price $180.00 "Sold"
This basket is heavy and strong enough to hold water.
This basket is 5 1/2" height, around the body nearly 17", at the top end of the basket 11", colors are very light cream, deep red, and black all the colors blend together, item is better than actual picture, decorate your office or home. This basket can hold water, but is not recommended, is better to use this item for decoration.
Beautiful geometric design and great color combination!
Women of the Wounaan& Embera tribes make fine baskets from the fibers of nahuala plant and chunga palm which grow in the Darien Rainforest of Panama. Each basket is unique and exquisite, high quality folk art.
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.
Income earned from the sale of this lovely basket reduces the need to destroooy the rain forest for agriculture.
The artist is a wounaan Indian and her name is Maria Sinforiano.
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