- You will receive the exact basket pictured above.
- Traditionally used for winnowing grain, these bowls make for amazing wall décor, especially in collections featuring various sizes and patterns.
- Tonga baskets are made by weaving strips of palm leaf through radials of ‘creepers’ (vines). To create the patterns on the baskets, some of the strips are dyed a dark brown using bark and roots.
- 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.
Weaving Baskets in Zimbabwe
The weavers depend on basket income to sustain themselves beyond what food they grow as subsistence farmers. They often use the money earned to pay school fees for their children.