Very Tall Zulu Lidded Basket

South Africa

Very Tall Zulu Lidded Basket, Baskets by  South Africa
Savvy Price $250.00
Gallery Price $375.00
Title
Very Tall Zulu Lidded Basket
Artist
South Africa
Medium
Grass foundation, shredded Ilala palm leaf decoration
Size
21" height with lid X 13" maximum diameter
Coil count
4 per inch
Stitch count
8 per inch
Date of creation
2018
Condition
New !
Provenance
AG
About The Very Tall Zulu Lidded Basket

Diamonds signify feminity (daughters or female calves)

The funds from the sale of these items is used to pay for school fees throughout Southern Africa. 

This basket was expertly woven by Bonsisiwis Zitha.  Fibers are dyed using bark, berries, leaves, clay, roots or a combination of these.  

About South Africa

"South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans to the north by the neighboring countries of NamibiaBotswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Swaziland (Eswatini); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with close to 56 million people, is the world's 24th-most populous nation." taken from Wikipedia


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