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Antique Zambian Makenge Basket

Swahili Modern

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  • Woven from the tough fiber of the makenge root, these rare wedding baskets are gifted to a new bride by her mother or in-laws, and passed down from generation to generation.

    The baskets are considered to be collector's items can be up to 50 years old. The baskets' age increases their value and guarantees more character, including raised grass designs.

    Measures 17.5"D x 3"T. Please note that the baskets will show signs of wear.


Vendor: Swahili Modern



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