Ye'kwana Wuwa Basket with monkey design (black/red/natural). Kanwasumi/Medewa Cooperatives, Venezuela. Made by Theresa Sarmiento. Each basket comes with information on the culture of the Ye'kwana and their lowland tropical forest environment.
9.5" tall x 8" diameter across top.
Hand-woven of a sustainably harvested forest fiber known as minnato, and dyed with natural dyes. The monkey is an important cultural icon and figures prominantly in Ye'kwana legend and mythology.
Wuwa Basket (medium)
- Item Code: Y-7553-56