31" Oversized Checkered Banana Bark Round Basket

SKU: FB.20509

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HANDMADE AFRICAN BASKET FROM UGANDA


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This gorgeous piece is a true work of art. Use as exquisite accent decor for any tabletop or as eye-catching wall decor. A must have for every home decor enthusiast or someone looking to give a personalized hostess gift for birthday's or wedding's. You can also pair with other wall paintings or baskets. Each of these breathtaking designs was handmade by a talented woman in rural Uganda. There is a hand-stitched loop on the back of each basket for ready to hang wall art.

This oversized  woven basket was made by a mastercraftsman in Uganda in an ethical, fair trade environment. The artisans use the raffia plant and banana fibers to weave them together to create this exquisite work of art.


Specifications
  • Approximately 31”D x 8” H
  • Fair Trade, Nest Seal of Transparency
  • Made in Uganda
  • Products are made from all natural fibers of raffia and banana fibers
  • Organic dyes are used to dye the raffia
  • Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
  • Baskets have a hang loop on the back for wall décor - ready to hang

*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.

Made in an ethical, fair trade environment. Handwoven by a cooperative of women located in rural Uganda this one of a kind piece takes two weeks to complete.


Care Instructions
Sun and fading
  • Due to being all natural fibers, keep dyed products out of direct sunlight for long periods of time to avoid natural fading.
  • All natural products with little or no coloring do well in direct sunlight.
Moisture
  • Avoid temperature changes when possible.
  • If products are being stored for more than 2 weeks, please keep in a temperature controlled environment, elevated off of a concrete floor to avoid fluctuating cold and warm temperatures that could create mold.

Meaning & Purpose

Our weavers strive to do the best for their families and even in a world where household goods are typically thought to be a woman's task, this incredible male weaver shares his story. “Although society might not associate males with weaving, I am not embarrassed because I am providing for my wife and child instead of sitting around without work...I have the courage to take risks and try new things if it means creating a better life for my family. One day, I hope to send my child to school and continue to improve my home.”

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