Vintage basket, Mbunda, Zambia

175.00 

In stock

Description

Women of the small ethnic group Mbunda, in western Zambia, make these baskets for winnowing or storage of grain.

They are made of makenge roots. Makenge is a shrub that grows commonly near water in the Mongu area.

This vintage basket shows local damagse and repairs that brings to it a unique charm and authenticity.

This cute sample is 60 cm in diameter and 10 cm high.

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