Trade Uganda African Bukedo & Raffia Bowl 11.5-12.5" Across - Red Hills

Trade Uganda African Bukedo & Raffia Bowl 11.5-12.5" Across - Red Hills

  • $40.00


  • African Basket - Uganda - Bukedo & Raffia Bowl - 12 Inches Across
  • Approximately 11.5 - 12.5" Across x 2.5 - 3.5" Tall
  • Brightly colored dyes and inventive, progressive patterns make these handmade baskets popular for wall displays. A loop on the back of the basket makes it easy to hang.
  • Although each basket is uniquely handwoven and thus varies slightly, you will receive a basket that looks very close to this photo.
  • Bukedo is the local term in Uganda for banana leaf stalks. Along with raffia that comes from palm trees, these materials are renewable, plentiful resources.
  • The mission of this weaving group is to support as many other women as possible through the promotion of their handcrafts.
  • Traditionally used for serving food, they are created by tightly wrapping smooth raffia over coils of bukedo stalks.
  • They look great mounted on a wall, propped up on a shelf, or even sitting on a table. A loop on the back of the basket helps with hanging.
  • Hand crafted in Uganda, East Africa
  • Approximately 11.5 - 12.5" Across x 2.5 - 3.5" Deep
  • Fair Trade Federation Member
  • Multipurpose Basket

 


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