OLD MAKENGE BASKET (SOLD) - ZAMBIA
Origin: Zambia
Materials: Roots of the Makenge bush.
Description:

Baskets such as this are handwoven by the Mbunda women of the Upper Zambezi River region of Zambia. The roots from the Makenge bush are boiled until soft and then woven into baskets traditionally used to sift husk from grain.

Description:

Baskets such as this are handwoven by the Mbunda women of the Upper Zambezi River region of Zambia. The roots from the Makenge bush are boiled until soft and then woven into baskets traditionally used to sift husk from grain.

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