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Sisal Basket Philomena Size M

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This beautiful sisal basket is handmade by a weaving cooperative called "hadithi crafts" in southeastern Kenya. The women hand-dye the sisal fibers and weave them into these beautiful works of art. The basket can be used as a plant holder, to storage your make up or just to brighten up a shelf! 

Making those beautiful baskets is a very labour intensive art! All these ladies weave baskets with their self-twined and self-dyed sisal string. This sisal grows in the fields belonging to these women. They make use of both natural dyes and commercial dyes. The ‘Taita Traditional’ range comprises of baskets that are entirely woven with naturally dyed sisal – derived from tree barks, soil and flowers. All the bright colors are obtained using commercial permanent textile dyes.

With buying those basket you support the women groups in Kenya.

  • 100 % Sisal
  • 24cm high, 27cm width
  • Colored with natural dyes 
  • If using your basket as a plant pot, be sure to either line it with a thick plastic or keep your plant in a smaller plastic pot on a saucer.
  • Please try to avoid too much sunlight since the baskets are natural dyed

All our products are handmade and may have slight imperfections, which make them even more beautiful and charming.

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