Black Sisal Placemat

SKU: TK.10143

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HANDWOVEN IN RWANDA

The bold, pointed pattern on the dancer basket conjures the full, sharp movements and brilliant costumes of East African dancers spinning to a drummer’s beat. Both Rwanda and Uganda have rich traditions of celebrations that involve music and dance.

This 15” decorative base setting can be used as a wall hanging decoration, centerpiece, or as a dining placemat when entertaining guests. With culturally inspired designs and colors, one or more of these placemats will make a globally conscious and stylistic addition to your next dinner party.


Specifications:
  • Approximately 15” D x 0.25” H
  • Made in Rwanda
  • Product is made from all natural fibers of sisal and sweet grass
  • Organic dyes are used to dye the sisal
  • Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
  • Placemat has a hang loop on the back for wall décor
  • Safe to use with food
  • Heat resistant

*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 Rwanda, this one of kind piece takes weeks to complete.


Care Instructions:

Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge or wash with water.

If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the basket clean.


Meaning & Purpose:

These delicately textured and handcrafted placemats were made by groups of women in intimate communities across Rwanda. They use the sisal agave plant and sweet grass to weave them together.

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