Rwandan Wedding Basket

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  • Regular price $470.00

  • Made by a cooperative of women in Kigali, Rwanda using an ancient style of weaving this project connects European designers and Rwandan artists to safeguard the ancestral weaving technique and apply it to modern designs.
  • These baskets were traditionally used to pack gifts like sorghum, malt, beans and more as wedding gifts, in harvest and other special ceremonies.
  • This basket takes one woman over 4 months to complete and provides her a salary.
  • 8” tall x 4” at widest