Tonga garlic gourd – height 47 cm (Z 397)
€126.50 (Price including tax)
Every basket is unique. You’ll receive the basket shown in the photograph. The actual colour tone of the basket may vary slightly between one light source and another. This basket was photographed indoors with a BR-2240 natural daylight set consisting of 3 softboxes.
This basket was made by the Tonga women in Binga, a district in northern Zimbabwe. The baskets are made from Illala palm leaves and their colours are mostly derived from natural dyes extracted from roots and bark. Tonga baskets are traditionally used for carrying grain.
Tonga baskets are shallow and therefore perfect for wall art. Every basket is unique. You’ll receive the basket shown in the photograph.
Your purchase helps the weavers and their families in establishing independent, sustainable livelihoods.
Crafter: Lydia Mutale
Diameter: 55 cm
Height: 47 cm