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Medium Antique Zambian Makenge Basket

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

    These beautiful baskets are considered to be collector's items can be up to 50 years old. Though "used," the baskets' age increases their value and guarantees more character, including raised grass designs and mends.

    Measures 17-20"D. Please note that the baskets will show signs of wear.

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

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