Atlas y Calendario de Fiestas del Patrimonio Cultural de Panamá

Bandera EspañolaEspañol

Register as a Frequent Visitor

Traditional Attire


Traditional dresses of the many cultures that live in Panama.

 
[Thumbnail: Pinta mosquito hat's fabric.]

Pinta de Mosquito Hat

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2013-06-09

This traditional Panamanian hat is not as common as its cousin, the pintado hat. [More]


[Thumbnail: The tembleques]

The Tembleques

By: Tamara Ponce
2010-07-21

Fundamental accesories of the pollera traditional dress. [More]


[Thumbnail: How to wash a pollera.]

How to Wash and Take Care of a Pollera

By: Tamara Ponce
2010-04-22

A pollera is a valuable item. Keep reading in order to learn how to take proper care of it. [More]


[Thumbnail: Tonosiena dress shirt.]

Tonosiena or Guaniquena Dress Shirt

By: Tamara Ponce
2009-08-18

This is a traditional shirt used for special ocassions. [More]


[Thumbnail: Voy y vengo hat]

Voy y Vengo Hat

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2009-02-13

A variant of the work hat of the Panamanian farmer. [More]


[Thumbnail: medal awarded to the winning camisilla.]

Camisilla and Sombrero Contests at Las Tablas

By: Compa Wayo
2008-08-07

These contests are held every year and the best pieces of traditional attire are awarded. [More]


[Thumbnail: Placement of the tembleques at the empollerada's head]

The Dressing of an Empollerada (Part III)

By: Tamara Ponce
2007-09-10

Placement of the tembleques and the last details necessary of the correct display of the beautiful pollera. [More]


[Thumbnail: Jewels for the pollera]

The Dressing of an Empollerada (Part II)

By: Tamara Ponce
2007-04-15

Description of the jewels worn with the pollera. [More]


[Thumbnail: View of a cutarra]

The Making of a Pair of Cutarras

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2007-01-13

The traditional footwear of the Panamanian peasant, the cutarras are also very appreciated handicrafts. [More]


[Thumbnail: Pigtail of an empollerada]

The Dressing of an Empollerada (Part I)

By: Tamara Ponce
2006-10-31

How to correctly comb the lady's hair, and help her with the makeup, shirt and petticoats. [More]


[Thumbnail: Separating corn grains]

Traditional Attire Contest at Guarare

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2006-09-25

A part of the Festival de la Mejorana, this contest celebrates the way our country men and women dress for certain activities. [More]


[Thumbnail: Panamanian hat being made]

The Making of a Panamanian Traditional Hat

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2004-09-14

Pictures illustrating the how a Sombrero Pintao is made. [More]


[Thumbnail: Jury examining a sombreo pintao]

Tipico Hats and Shirts Contest at Las Tablas

By: Marino Jaén Espinosa
2004-08-23

Every year this contest award prizes to the best handmade traditional hats and shirts. [More]



Tell your friends to visit us




Subscribe to our RSS 2.0 feeds!




Novela El Hombre de la Casa


Sancocho de Letras