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Artisanal processes and plant fibers techniques for talcos, crinejas and pintas weaving of the Pintao Hat. ©UNESCO 2016
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Artisanal processes and plant fibers techniques for talcos, crinejas and pintas weaving of the Pintao Hat

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Weaving
Hat making
Pintao Hat

The artisanal process of obtaining the plant fibres for weaving talcos, crinejas and pintas to make pintao hats is a manual process using plants and swamp mud. Participants either plant, process the raw materials, weave or create the braids used to make the hat, which is part of regional outfits worn throughout the country. The processes and techniques are passed down from generation to generation and numerous efforts to safeguard the element are in place, including the organization of artisanal markets, fairs and contests.


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Place/Country: Panama
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Credits: Emma Gomez, director. Lucy Chau, participant.
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Rights/Droits: MICI, Panama

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