37.5 cm High
33 cm Diameter (top)
This basket is a unique piece of art made by the hands of the Ye'kuana women from deep in the Amazon of Venezuela. The designs reflect sacred and natural symbols from both their inner and outer worlds. Geometric forms and animals often figure promenently in the weaving of thier baskets. These symbols are inspired by their myths including anacondas, monkeys, picures, baquiros, and frogs.
Materials: Guasdua bamboo (Guasdua latifolia), mamure plant (Heteropsis spruceana), vegetable coloring.