Black + Natural Striped Raffia Floor Storage Basket

SKU: TP.20043

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HANDWOVEN IN UGANDA

Use this basket as storage to freshen up your living room, bedroom or porch. It’s the perfect addition to give a warm, natural and colorful look to any room. Fill with your favorite plant or tree ans use as a chic floor planter.

Handmade with excellent craftsmanship by artisans in Uganda, this statement piece is created to last. Each item is made in an ethical and fair trade environment.

Specifications
  • Approximately 17” D x 15” H
  • Made in Uganda
  • Fair Trade, Nest Seal of Transparency
  • 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

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

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


    Care Instructions

    Cleaning the handmade products - Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge in water.  Avoid using chemicals or detergents.

    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.

    Avoid moisture and major temperate 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

    Uganda, officially known as the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country located in the central/east region of Africa. It borders Kenya, South Sudan, D.R. of the Congo, Tanzania, and Rwanda. It is geographically known for Lake Victoria which makes up for a large portion of its southern region. Uganda is within the Nile Basin, which causes equatorial climate conditions within the country. Uganda gained its independence from the UK in 1962 and the current capital is Kampala. Uganda is known for coffee, tea and other raw material exports, and now, today baskets and artisan craft are becoming a pride of the nation.