Amatuli: Ethiopian Orange Oval Basket

R199.00

Baskets play a major role in Ethiopian culture and society.

Basket making and use is common throughout the country and baskets often fulfill utilitarian, decorative, and symbolic roles. This basket combines centuries old techniques with evolving modern aesthetics- a perfect addition to any globally-inspired home.

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Basket weaving is one of the oldest human crafts. Ethiopian baskets are made from a range of materials including reeds, straw, grasses, palm leaves, bamboo and even string. Basket weaving is pursued primarily, though not exclusively, by women in Ethiopia. Creating the basket is a painstaking and detailed process of coiling and weaving, using the various materials to create a series of geometric patterns.

At least 5 people were involved in the creation of these products.

Weight 345 kg
Dimensions 33 × 30 × 13 cm
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