Makenge Basket, Zambia

 New brides in Zambia are given a basket woven from the roots of the Makenge bush - this tradition spans centuries. Baskets are often handed down to the bride by her mother, the baskets are extremely durable and can be kept in a family for over 100 years. Each basket has a unique pattern and is decorated over time to reflect personal taste and tradition. ​ 

Size approx.


45cm x 45cm x 5cm

Because these items vary due to their handmade nature, please contact us here so we can send you images of the few we may have in stock, as well as prices. Please note that the item pictured may no longer be available.

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