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Antique Makenge Wedding Basket from Zambia

Swahili Modern

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  • Woven from the tough fiber of the makenge root and earning its unique design from repairs made through years of use, these rare antique 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 18"D. Please note that the baskets will show signs of wear.

    To see all of our current inventory, visit http://www.swahilimodern.com/collections/zambian-makenge-baskets

Vendor: Swahili Modern



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