Country: Panama   /   Village: Puerto Lara
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Art & Crafts


The Wounan are renowned for their intricately woven baskets. Long bundles of fibers are fashioned into cords and wrapped with dyed fibers at intervals thus creating geometric designs as the cords are coiled concentrically outward. It is extremely fine and time-consuming work.

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