Medium Basket | CACTUS FLOWER WELCOME - The Estate of Things - 1
Medium Basket | CACTUS FLOWER WELCOME - The Estate of Things - 2


$ 48.00
Intricately woven. Craftswomen in Rwanda use timeless tradition to weave carefully dyed raffia fibers and grass to make stunning one of a kind pieces rich in cultural meaning and purpose. They are perfect to be used as a bread serving bowl, display of fresh fruit or vegetables, or hung on the wall in a well crafted collage or set.

Product Meaning & Purpose:
Baskets carry their own symbolism in Rwanda. Because friends give them to celebrate major life events such as weddings, births and graduations, baskets are proudly displayed as symbols of wealth of friends, family and life.

Welcome Design:
This basket pattern symbolizes welcome customs. In Rwanda and Uganda, people meeting for the first time shake right hands and place their left hand under the opposing right forearm to show respect.nbsp;Some people even kiss the air next to each cheek while shaking hands.nbsp;Rwandans and Ugandans value hospitality and graciousness, as evident in their social customs.nsbp;This basket is a wonderful addition to any home, welcoming all who visit.

Approximately 3” tall and 10” wide
Made in Rwanda
Product is made from all natural sisal and sweet grass
Organic dyes are used to dye the raffia
Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
Basket has a hang loop on the back for wall décor
Safe to use with food

All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.

Care Instructions:
Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge or wash with water.
If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the basket clean.

$ 48.00
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