Vintage African plate basket no. 05

17.5" in diameter

These vintage African plate baskets are woven by hand out of vegetable fiber and straw. The top surface is smooth and the underside is rougher and unfinished, portraying the handmade process of these beautiful baskets. Traditionally these baskets were given as a wedding gift to store grain but can now be used to decorate a shelf, lay flat on top of a table or hung on the wall. 

Vintage item dating into the 1970s. 

Due to the vintage nature of these items, there may be discrepancies in the weave and variations in the colour of each baskets. These are not defects but in fact part of the charm of a vintage item. 

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