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Braided basket with a lid "ukhamba", M

Item number HWT0273-03-14

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Braided basket with a lid "ukhamba", M

This braided basket with a lid not only is a beautiful and decorative item but a true work of art.

True arts and crafts from South Africa: A braided basket with a lid

Braided from the Ilala palm-tree, this traditional basket with a lid is captivating with beautiful patterns and its exact wormanship. This braided basket is unique - it has been elaborately hand-crafted by South African artists. The bottom of the basket has been worked flat, so that it may stand in an upright position.

A container for Zulu-Beer

Traditionally, the Zulu tribe uses "ukhambas" to store home brewed beer. Over here, the elaborately braided "beer-basket" makes a great decoration on a table or serving cabinet. Bring a traditional African decoration to your home with this authentic African basket.

Each basket with a lid is unique - you purchase exactly this copy

All of this wicker work is sheer handicraft from South Africa and absolutely unique. That means - you will receive exactly the container seen on pictures here.

For the exact dimensions please refer to the tab "Additional information".

  • decorative, braided Zulu basket with a lid
  • elaborately braided from the Ilala-palmtree
  • hand-crafted in South Africa

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