A unique basket design, such as this particular piece, features an intricate and mind bogglingly precise repeated diamonds geometric design. Dark brown and cream-coloured (un-dyed cream tone of the chunga palm leaf) tones with red accents colour this piece. The patience needed to execute such a piece is hard to come by in today’s world! Collectors and indigenous arts aficionados will appreciate the intricate work of this basket design.
These hand woven and exquisite split chunga palm leaf decorative baskets, colored with natural dyes, are painstakingly produced by the indigenous Wounaan of Panama. Masters of their craft in the art of basketry, the Wounaan feature their own tribal designs and other abstract design elements.