Vintage Makenge Decorative Basket
These beautiful, vintage and one-of-a-kind makenge baskets come direct to you from their origin. These incredibly storied and beautiful authentic vintage makenge baskets are a daily companion in the life of a traditional Zambian woman. Stunning as a wall display alone or grouped, these are real collector's items.
You will receive the exact basket pictured in the listing. This basket measures 49cm wide by 10cm deep.
Traditionally given as wedding presents and passed from mother to daughter, these baskets are incredibly rare, and so skilfully woven that they are even used for transporting water as well as winnowing maize and storage.
All of our handmade, authentic items are unique, with their own charms and imperfections. Your purchase supports traditional makers and their families so from them to you - our sincere thanks.
Caring For Your Items:
Our beautiful pieces are made from natural fibres, so it's important to care for them correctly. Natural varnish can add a layer of protection. Read more about how to care for and rejuvenate your Malawi Cane here.
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Product imperfections can occur, and in fact are a celebrated feature of our handcrafted pieces. For more information, read "Perfectly Imperfect & Unique - Hallmarks of Authentic Handcrafted Furniture".