Rainbow Zig-Zag Handmade Zulu Telephone Wire Basket LG Bowl/Basket - KWANZAA
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Wonderful Modern Craft
Beautiful, Even, Solid Weave Change of Color, Direction and Type of Weave Creates the Pattern This basket is approximately 8" diameter and 3.5" tall. You will receive the basket pictured. These are some of the finest baskets we have seen.
Sometimes you see a Zulu basket and you know you love it.
It is also the only one of its kind in the world.
"The telephone wire basket is a relatively recent craft development which reflects the ingenuity of craftspeople. Brightly coloured telephone wires are used to great creative effect, decoratively covering objects such as bottles and walking sticks, or made into plates and baskets."
(Todres, 1998 Guide to South African Arts, Culture and Heritage ).