PINEAPPLE: Fruit Motif Embroidered Woven Storage Basket


£ 42.00




A funky pineapple, exquisitely hand-embroidered, adorns this hand-woven storage basket. Woven in rural Kenya and embroidered by Nduta, a talented artist in the capital of Nairobi, this beautiful basket can be used all over the home - as a planter or desk tidy, or for keeping craft materials, pencils, toiletries or jewellery tidy.

Not just practical and on-trend, these baskets also serve a crucial purpose for their Kenyan makers. The weavers, taught by their own mothers and grandmothers, make a vital secondary income weaving baskets. In times of unpredictable drought, 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. This beautiful range of embroidered baskets is designed by The Basket Room in collaboration with British illustrator and designer Jacqueline Colley.

Learn more about the collaboration between the artists HERE. 

Material:  SISAL & WOOL

Dimensions: 20CM DIA X 20CM H

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

 

FAIR TRADE & HANDMADE IN KENYA 


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