A WAI WAI WOVEN STORAGE BASKET: PAKÁRA
A Wai Wai contrast woven twill leave, rectangular man’s telescoping storage basket with a stylised animal design and feather danglers, Men store their feathers and shamans their ritual paraphernalia such as rattles, in these ‘vanity bags”.
Cf: Arts of the Amazone, Barbera Braun, page 30
Provenance: Swedish private collection
Wai Wai tribe, Amazone, South America
Rattan and cotton and nest feathers, 36 x 14 cm
Price: € 650,-