Bukedo and Raffia Basket, Ocean Spiral, 23", Uganda

$29.99
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Stunning wall hanging basket is handmade by artisans in Uganda. Multiple brightly dyed grass coils are wrapped with raffia and woven to create innovative patterns. A loop on the back of the basket makes it easy to hang. Will also look great propped up on a shelf or displayed on a table.

Approximately 11.5 - 12.5" Across x 2.5 - 3.5" 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.
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