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Medium Makenge Wedding Basket from Zambia

Swahili Modern


  • Passed down from generation to generation and gifted to a new bride by her mother or in-laws, the basket's design is created by the repairs of years of use. These rare wedding baskets are woven from the tough fiber of the makenge root.

    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 19" 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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