- You will receive the exact basket pictured above, woven by Kayana Twapika.
- Traditionally used for storage and transportation of food and goods, these deep bowls make for lovely centerpieces on tables or shelves.
- Women of the Bayei and Hambukushu tribal groups painstakingly create this art from “mokola” palm tree fiber coil-woven around grass or vine.
- The bark and roots from two different trees are used to make the dye colors, as are decomposing sorghum husks and the leaves of a special shrub.
- Pricing is according to the weaving quality and size of the basket. Two baskets the same size, but with different weave qualities will be priced differently according to the quality of the weaving.
- Dimensions are approximate, but we do strive to get the measurements accurate within 1/2 inch. Please review the size of this item carefully using a ruler or tape measure before your purchase. See our Shopping FAQs for more information.
As seen in…
Baskets of Africa continues to be featured in national magazines, highlighting our amazing baskets and our commitment to Fair Trade. Read the articles and features here.