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Brand: Swahili Imports, Inc.
Availability: In Stock
Size: (approximately) Sm: 11"T x 11"D Med: 12"T x 12"D Lrg: 13"T x 13" D
Materials: Milulu grass, natural dye
These simple yet durable baskets are hand woven by women in rural Tanzania. Available in three sizes, they are useful in every room of the home.
About the basket:
The city of Iringa is situated about 300 miles from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Home of the Hehe people, the town was originally built as a military base by the Germans in the 1890s as they sought to oppress the Hehe, led by the brave Chief Mkwawu.