Alina Itucama Wounaan Baskets
Alina Itucama. Wounaan Baskets. Geometric Brown and Pink Design. Darien Province, Panama. Weight: 0.30 lbs., height: 3 in., width: 2.5 in.
Alina Itucama practices the ancient Wounaan craft of weaving rainforest baskets from threads of the black palm tree native to Panama’s richly biodiverse Darién forest. Starting as a knot at the base, the pattern is woven upside down.