This vintage basket vase was made by a weaver of the indigeneous people of Panama's rainforest. The Wounaan and Embera are two indigenous tribes, both specialized in basket weaving. This piece is fairly large, and has imagery that is likely an animal from the rainforest. It is stylized and so hard to know exactly what animal it might be. These baskets use the fibers of the black palm tree, which has sharp spines that can reach over 6" in length, so harvesting is dangerous. Other fibers used come from the nahuala plant, and from other materials found from the earth. The basket is decorative, shaped like a vase with a not-too-wide mouth.
Measures 9-1/2" tall by about 8" in diameter at the most bulbous section by a little over 6-1/2" tall and weighs 1.4 pounds unpacked. Some small spots where the straw has broken or popped out a bit. Otherwise in good condition.
Lovely, for the organic home.
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