Ana de Jesús Marín de Giraldo
basket weaver, Filandia
At the age of seventeen, Ana de Jesús Marín learned how to weave baskets from her uncle Juan Gregorio, a well-known Filandia master weaver. She knows the entire process from harvesting to drying and processing locally grown vines. She is a member of the Association of Artisans of Filandia (Asociación de Artesanos de Filandia).
Ana de Jesús Marín de Giraldo stands near the coffee basket that she weaves with local vines.
Photo by Cory Grace, Smithsonian Institution