Traditional Tonga basket. With an elaborate pattern.
Handcrafted from Ilala palm trees, these Tonga baskets were traditionally used as grain storage bins. Millet and corn are stored in these conical-shaped containers for the long winter after harvest, the grains are then beaten into the traditional fine flour.
The Batonga are known for their fine weaving, a skill that has been passed on from mother to daughter for generations.
Dimensions: height 35 cm, diameter 25 cm (approximate information)
Origin: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana
Color: natural with pattern
Material: Ilala palm
Nice to know: each piece is unique
All products are original, unique and handmade. No two items are exactly alike, and as a result, there may be discrepancies in color, size, and condition.
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