MIDOMO: Embroidered Lips Basket


£ 40.00




Produced in collaboration with Anthropologie, this chic collection of three face baskets created in a Picasso-inspired, line drawing style are brand new for 2020. Capturing a powerful interiors trend for celebrating the female form, we think you’re going to love these striking ladies…

We have once again partnered with the exceptionally talented Nduta - an artist working in Nairobi – to produce these fair trade woven baskets. Each basket has been handwoven in a Kenyan weaving cooperative using a mixture of natural undyed and sand-dyed sisal, and each face hand embroidered in black yarn by Nduta in her workshop.

These handwoven baskets make incredible planters – especially when filled with tumbling greenery – and they’ll bring a splash of unique style to your home office, bedside table or bathroom shelving.

The weavers of these baskets are taught by their own mothers and grandmothers and make a vital secondary income fulfilling basket orders from THE BASKET ROOM. In times of unpredictable drought and a worldwide pandemic, flexible work like weaving enables these women - who otherwise rely solely on farming income - to better support their families throughout the seasons.

Woven from natural undyed sisal and sand-dyed sisal.
 

Material:  SISAL, WOOL & BRANDED LEATHER TAB

Dimensions: 15CM DIA X 15CM H

Please note, due to the handmade nature of the basket, the colours may vary from that shown in the photograph.

 

FAIR TRADE & HANDMADE IN KENYA


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