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African Handmade

Fruit Basket - Natural


This generously sized fruit basket was made in the heart of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal.  Made from Ilala palm.

Ilala is a local plant that is found in abundance in some parts of Southern Africa.  It's softness is determined by the region where it is grown,  due to atmospheric temperatures KwaZulu-Natal has the hardest Ilala grass.  The grass comes in a natural colour.  In order to get a colour like black the basket weaver boils the grass and adds a fabric dye to stain it.

Size: 45cm Diameter, 12cm Depth

Care Instructions: Clean with a damp cloth

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