Iringa Open Weave Baskets, Natural
These simple yet durable baskets are hand woven by women in rural Tanzania. Available in three sizes, they are useful in every room of the home. Woven from milulu grass, a reed-like swamp grass, Iringa baskets are an indispensable utility item in East Africa and around the world. Sold singly, three sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.
Size: (approximately) Sm: 8"D x 8"T Med: 10"D x 10"T Lrg: 14"D x 12"T
About Iringa: The city of Iringa is situated about 300 miles from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Home of the Hehe people, the town was originally built as a military base by the Germans in the 1890s as they sought to oppress the Hehe, led by the brave Chief Mkwawu.
This product is sourced from a fair-trade company that builds long-term relationships with African artisans that help them advance professionally & personally. They pay fairly and on time and design products from sustainable or recycled materials.