Hut Design Basket - Black
Using naturally dyed sweet grasses, sisal, papyrus and bamboo these traditional peace basket are essential to daily life for the people of Rwanda. This time honored art form is used for everything from wedding gifts to child naming ceremonies, the baskets are even featured on the national currency. The Hut Design basket represents the traditional style of home found throughout Rwanda.
These stunning and intricate baskets would be a proud addition to any home or can be given as a meaningful gift to someone special in your life.
Basket measures approximately 7 inches wide and 10 inches high.
"Our folk art expresses the appreciation and preservation of traditional Rwandan art passed on from one generation to the other. It's also important because the women of Rwanda are using the work as a means to earn a living for their families." - Janet Nkubana, Gahaya Links>