Native Water Canteen
Traditional dried jícara fruit shell native water canteen. These traditional handmade vessels for liquids, still used by the Maleku, have been created as an arts and crafts objects as well as being a usable accesory. The striking painted surface features local flora and fauna and the names of the displayed local animals in the language Maleku Jaika. A fiber cord allows this piece to really be used as a canteen..
- Tribe: Maleku
- Location: Northern Plains of Costa Rica
- Size: 10″ x 10 1/2″ (25.5cm x 27cm)