Open Storage Basket by Cinta Larga People
Open Storage Basket by Cinta Larga People
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Open Storage Basket by Cinta Larga People

Babaçu Fiber Basket

These baskets, crafted under ancient technics, are used to store food and keep personal belongings.
Cinta Larga (Broad Belt) had been used to refer to several groups who inhabit the east Amazon basin region, since all of these groups used some kind of belt and built large and long houses.
Their artwork includes the making of baskets, bows, arrows, collars of tucum nut, wristbands also of tucum and monkey teeth, feather ornaments for the head and arms, sleeping hammocks, straw or jaguar skin adornments.