Mats, Panniers, Baskets, Rattles, etc.
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Baka children speaking and, in the background,
elderly woman singing a jodel lullaby (Baka Pygmies of Cameroon).
|2. Weaving of a large pannier|
for gathering forest products.
3. Woven plant fiber basket.
|4. Baka elderly woman|
with a mat and a
|5. Making of a basket|
for gathering food
in the rainforest.
|6. Study of weaving|
techniques for the
making of baskets
and other woven
plant fiber objects.
|HOME INDEX BACK TOP|
|Add this page to Favorites / Bookmarks|
|Mat and basket weaving of the Baka Pygmies, with photos and ethnographic notes|
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo).
Materials: 7 photos, 1 audio recording, descriptive notes, .
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/weaving-works.asp
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, when you accessed this
page, was 07:32 on Thursday, May 23, 2013. For every minute spent on this page, at least
25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).
Copyright © 1998-2012 Luis Devin. All rights reserved.
Reproduction of texts, images, pictures, music, videos and sounds, without written
permission, is forbidden. Read the full Copyright notice for further details. Photos,
videos and sounds are available for licensing, both for multimedia use and paper
publications. For the terms and conditions, contact the author from the Contact page.
Go to the Baka Pygmies section index