Medium oval Werregue and wood tray with agreen edge, shaped as a boat

€190.00

Availability: In Stock

Product Code:MCOWODHB00265

Country:Colombia

Details

Oval wooden tray adorned with woven werregue -Astrocaryum standleyanum- on the edges. The artisans make the basketwork using a spiral technique. They use a thick cord as a guide around which a finer colored thread is woven , and they make it shine through friction. Colorful fretwork with geometric motifs.

Additional Information

producto único Yes
Weight (Kg) 0.692
Measures 45 cm x 20 cm x 8 cm
Cleaning No
Note No

Artisan / Artist

Indigenous Community Wounaan

The Indigenous Community Wounaan, known by his werregue crafts, lives in the Colombian Pacific coast. From the biodiversity of this zone, one of the richest of the world, they extract their principal raw materials for the wounaan crafts. The fiber of palm of werregue and the leaf of puchicama make their elaborated hancrafted vases possible.

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