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Women from Uganda use raffia to create their overlay on coils woven baskets. Overlay work on the coil is double work for a skilled artisan who first weaves one layer and then follows over that plain color layer with the design. This overlay work does not hide the coils like in other overlay work.
These baskets are made from banana leaf stems and dyed raffia. Raffia can be dyed into almost any color so many of the designs in this catalog can be altered and updated to match the most up to date trends in home decoration.
Use: They are just the right size for a centerpiece, fruit bowl, wall hanging, hold jewelry or display on a shelf or dressing table.
It is also a Perfect gift for a girlfriend, mum or sister or, for a stylish friend who appreciates ethically made home-ware and art.
Safe to use with food
*Made of raffia; do not submerge or wash with water. If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the basket clean.
Dimensions: Approximately 3.5” tall and 12.5” wide