This particularly handsome basket, in a tiny and tight ‘combed’ stitch technique, plays on the interplay of black/scarlet/white/golden tonal bands that come together in a pinwheel pattern on the underside. The lip is decorated with little black triangles on a white background. The silouette of this basket is a particularly elegant squat globe-form with a well defined lip at the opening
These exquisite split chunga palm leaf and natural dyes basket work of the indigenous Wounaan of Panama feature geometric designs and other abstract design elements related to patterns from the traditional body painting that the Wounaan still practice.
- Tribe: Wounaan
- Type: Woven Basket
- Size: 2 1/2″ x 3″ (6.5 x 7.75 cm)