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Binga / baTonga Baskets _ Large _ G

Binga / baTonga Baskets _ Large _ G

$ 45.00

Binga / baTonga Baskets

19 to 22  inches wide

Binga baskets are woven using the over and under style of ‘simple’ weaving and a 16 inch diameter basket can take around 3 days to complete. The baskets are finished using a coiled rim with a distinctive herringbone pattern.

Collecting Baskets

Due to the politics of present day Zimbabwe, these baskets are becoming more difficult to source.

It is a two day bus trip from Zimbabwe’s capital of Harare out to the Binga area - with much of the second day being on dirt roads. 

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