African Binga or Tonga Zimbabwe Basket 16" Basket # 96

  • $43.00

African Basket - Tonga - Zimbabwe Binga Basket Traditionally, the baskets were (and still are) used for carrying maize or sorghum from the fields and then winnowing the grain. A traditional design includes striped a spider web type pattern, and a lightning pattern with a distinctive square bottom design to form the foundation of the basket. Binga baskets are light, and popular to hang as a wall decor. The colors are neutral with beautiful geometric designs. They are created from naturally dyed palm leaves.
• Made of Ilala palm, palm leaves, dyed with bark and roots to make up the designs
• Hang this functional art on a wall in singles or multiples for a pop of textural pattern

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