Banded Weave Bukedo and Raffia Basket, Ocean, 14", Uganda

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Stunning fair trade wall hanging basket is handmade by artisans in Uganda. Multiple grass coils are wrapped with raffia and woven to create innovative patterns.

Approximately 14 - 15" Across x 3 - 4" Tall

  • Although each basket is uniquely handwoven and thus varies slightly, you will receive a basket that is similar to the one in this photo.
  • Bukedo is the local term in Uganda for banana leaf stalks. Along with raffia that comes from palm trees, these materials are renewable, plentiful resources.
  • The mission of this weaving group is to support as many other women as possible through the promotion of their handcrafts.
  • Traditionally used for serving food, they are created by tightly wrapping smooth raffia over coils of bukedo stalks.
  • They look great mounted on a wall, propped up on a shelf, or even sitting on a table.
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