Diamondback Pattern

Yokut, Central California, c. 1870, Woven Storage Basket with Diamondback Rattlesnake Pattern, Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California

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Barcelona Palm Sunday Pink

Palm Sunday Pink, Barcelona, Spain

One of the ornaments woven from palm leaves, called Palmas or Palmones, carried on Palm Sunday in Barcelona. Crowds gather outside the cathedral to have their palm creations blessed by the priest.

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Blessing the Palms, Cathedral in Barcelona, Spain

Ornate woven palm creations and bunches of leaves are carried on Palm Sunday. During the blessing on the steps of the Cathedral, the palms and leaves are raised into the air and shaken. The archbishop presided and a choir sang.

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