21″ W x 10.5″ H | Traditional Fish Hook

$5,280

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Elegant perfection in a rib stitch fish-hook design. Includes a small, round signature disk and photos of the artist, Requita Pena, holding her work. Displayed on a custom black powder-coated stand. This masterful coil construction work is created using thin shreds of Chunga palm fibers dyed into various colors, coiled over thicker Naguala palm. Vibrant and rich colors are all vegetal dyes created with roots, berries, leaves, river silt, and natural materials found in the abundant Darien rainforest.

Size and Technique: 21″ W x 10.5″ H  (27.75″ W x 28.5″ H on stand), rib stitch technique using larger rounded coils with the raised feel of corduroy to the finished piece. Eighteen months in construction.

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Size

over 12" (30 cm)

Artist

Requita Pena

Time in construction

18 months of hand-stitching by a Wounaan master weaver

Type of weave

Rib-stitched construction, resulting in a corduroy-like feel to the outside of the piece, with visible coil structure