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Zig Zag Bread Basket
Zig Zag Bread Basket

Zig Zag Bread Basket

Regular price $82.00

Perfect for bread or fruit, this beautiful and functional basket adds a handcrafted element to your welcoming tablescape.

Handcrafted by women artisans from the Batoro tribe living in the very rural mountains of Western Uganda. These weavers are a part of a cooperative that provides training to single mothers, widows and other marginalized women who are subsistence farmers and weave baskets to provide additional income.

  • Made from all natural, sustainably sourced raffia and banana fibers.
  • Unique, bold mix of natural and AZO free dyes - Natural dyes are made from various plant materials grown in artisan’s villages. The women grow, harvest and make all the natural dyes which take a great deal of knowledge and skill to produce. 
  • The hand-dyed raffia is twisted and wrapped around coils of banana fibers, creating structure and intricate designs.
  • Hanging loop on back allows basket to be wall decor in addition to tabletop use
  • Weavers hand make each basket from home while tending to other household duties. Baskets can take days to weeks to complete with artists weaving 3 or so hours per day while balancing other responsibilities.
HANDMADE IN UGANDA
APPROXIMATE SIZE: 9" x 13" x 4"