Red Black 16 Inch Raffia Basket - Rwanda
$ 75.00

Rwandan baskets are handwoven using natural fibers, such as sisal, raffia, banana and papaya leaves.

Product Features:

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  • Stunning 16 inch basket features a brilliant red, black and white starburst pattern.
  • Loop on the back of the basket so that it can be hung on the wall or used for display on a table.
  • Easily wipes clean after use.

These baskets have been a part of the Rwandan culture for thousands of years, but it was only after the genocide of 1994 that they became a source of income for many families.åÊThe proceeds aid in providing health care, schooling, and consoling for the community.åÊEach basket is unique and represents the hopes of many women and their families.