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Large Plateau Basket with Recycled Plastic Splashes

Swahili Modern

ZAB1C

  • Skilled Batonga women craft these iconic baskets from locally harvested palm leaves and wild twigs. The weavers artfully elevate single-use plastic bags that would otherwise be discarded to add colorful assorted graphic motifs to their baskets. Baskets will be similar to the photos shown, but there will be some variation due to the handmade nature of this item.

    Measures 24-25"D x 5"T.


  • Famous for their basket weaving skills as well as their geometric designs, the Batonga women in the Pemba and Monze districts of Zambia's Southern Plateau create these baskets by first weaving palm leaves into a characteristic square to begin and then radiating outward to create dramatic patterns.


Vendor: Swahili Modern



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