Kenyan artisans use dried banana leaf, corn husk, sisal, recycled paper and wire to portray Santa Claus making a Christmas delivery on his bicycle. Complete with a little sack of treats, this uniquely African ornament will be sought out to add to the tree, year after year.
Each measures 6"T x 5.5"L x 4"W. Sold individually. Because this is a handcrafted item, variation is expected.
In Nairobi's Banana Hill suburb, artisans utilize the fiber of banana palm trees, which grow prolifically in East Africa, to create whimsical gifts for local sale and export. Esther heads up a small group of talented individuals with a penchant for creating collectible works of folk art using this sustainable, all-natural medium.
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