AMAZONIAN BASKET (Medium)
$99.00|Made in Venezuela
This tirite fiber basket with geometrically interwoven diagonal stripe design was handwoven by Warekena women from the Venezuelan Amazon.
Basketry is often considered a functional art due to the duality of baskets as both cultural artifacts and functional quotidian objects. Due to this duality, baskets can be found in both museum displays and daily use, depending on the location and implementation of the owners.
These baskets are emblematic of the shared function that the craft enjoys: produced for utilitarian purposes, they are also valuable products of a fascinating culture.
H: 11.02x D: 6.69 inches
Natural Brown Tones
The differing techniques and diverse motifs found in Amazonian weaving are all unique to the culture that produces them, invested with distinct social meaning and significance.
Venezuela’s tropical rainforest is rich with natural variety, providing indigenous cultures with an amazing variety of plants from which to produce their baskets. From bamboos to lianas; straws to palm fronds: these materials are implemented in the creation of trays; baskets; bowls; musical instruments; fans and many more objects. From the profane to the sacred, weaving is an instrumental means through which Amazonian people create objects.
THIS ITEM IS ELIGIBLE FOR RETURN WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RECEIPT IF UNUSED AND IN ITS ORIGINAL CONDITION.
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