Tonga Wall Basket Hand Woven In Zimbabwe
Handmade Tonga basket handwoven using the over and under the style of ‘simple’ weaving. The basket is finished using a coiled rim with a distinctive herringbone pattern. These baskets are made from all-natural and locally harvested materials such as wild grasses, small vines, and palm leaves dyed with tree bark. A 16-inch diameter basket can take around two weeks to complete. The largest-sized bowls are still used by the Tonga people for their original purpose of winnowing grains. Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Handmade Variation Disclaimer to learn more. Fair trade.
- Only one available.
- Measures 14"D x 1.5"H
- Made in Zimbabwe
- Ships fast from USA
About The Artisans
This Fair-Trade Tonga basket was handmade at The Binga Craft Centre in Zimbabwe by the Tonga women. Your purchase of this basket contributes to a sustainable income source for women in this very difficult area, as well as supporting the continuation of traditional crafts. The Tonga women utilize traditional weaving techniques to create these intricately patterned baskets. Each basket is individually made each unique with its own markings. African Wall Basket Set, Boho Basket Wall Decor, African Wall Decor Display Baskets, Handwoven Decorative Baskets Christmas Gifts