La Pollera: A beauty industry

Submitted by osulbaran on Sat, 07/28/2018 - 15:17

It can be described as a trade, an art and even an industry. Its origin arises from the Panamanian folklore and transits a difficult route to become intangible cultural heritage of humanity. It is the pollera, the traditional one-piece skirt worn by women in Panama, a dress that is elaborated with patience and delicacy. A group or artisans can take between one and two years to give shape to this dress capable of enhancing feminine beauty.

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