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After the dances, participants eagerly approach the audience to sell their handicrafts, made mostly from a variety of natural rainforest products. For example, seeds of leguminous plants are used in necklaces, while the fruit of the calabash tree (see calabash) is used for dolls, decorated bowls and masks. The traditional Yagua clothing worn by the girl selling souvenirs is made from shredded palm leaves dyed red, while the skirt is made from imported cloth. (Note the people in modern dress behind her.)

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