Braided basket-bowl "isiquabetho", approx. 49 cm diameter
Item number HWT0309-05-11
Braided basket-bowl "isiquabetho", approximately 49 cm diameter
This pretty "isiquabetho" is elaborately braided from the leaves of the Ilala palm. It is woven in traditional style and boasts an elaborate multi-colored pattern.
A real traditional bowl from South Africa for your home
Traditionally, the larger of these bowls are used by the Zulu to carry grain. The smaller bowls "isiquabetho" can be used for serving dry foods such as beans, fruits or nuts. As table decoration - or even for storage in the traditional sense of the Zulu - the "isiquabetho" finds its place in Europe, too.
Each piece is unique - you get exactly the basket shown here
Each weaving is handmade in South Africa and really unique. This means you get exactly the bowl you see in the pictures here.
For exact dimensions please refer to the tab "Additional information".