Glossary of Traditional Caribbean Craft Materials - P

Caribbean artisans have used similar natural resources in fashioning traditional crafts and preparing local foods. Yet these materials are often known by different names throughout the region.

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Term
Pandanus
Synonym
Country
Cane Lily
Ping Wing
Belize, Jamaica
Screw Pine
Barbados, Dominica Nevis, Tobago, Trinidad
Definition
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Term
Pierrot Grenade
Synonym
Country
Trinidad
Definition

A male masquerader dressed in one or other distinctive type of clownish costumes made of rags and bells, pieces of jute bags etc.

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