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One of a Kind Incised Safari Gourd

Swahili Modern

NDC39

  • Artisans in Kenya utilize dried gourds, or calabash, to create beautiful decorative pieces. Preserving the organic shape of each gourd, these handcrafted works of art are adorned with one-of-a-kind incised designs. 

    Only one available. Size: 15" tall, 12" wide.

  • Gourds, also called calabash, are a sustainable, organic vessel made from the dried shells of squash or pumpkins. In Kenya, the dried gourds were traditionally used as a bowl for food or for storing water. Today, Kenyan artisans incised gourds as a decorative art form featuring intricate, traditional motifs.

Vendor: Swahili Modern



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