Makenge Tree Root Basket - Lozi people, Zambia
Makenge Tree Root Basket - Lozi people, Zambia
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Makenge Tree Root Basket - Lozi people, Zambia

$195.00
Title: Makenge Tree Root Basket
Material: Makenge tree/bush roots
People: Lozi
Country: Zambia
Description: Makenge tree roots were gathered from the Malenge bush, boiled until soft & then woven into coil-shaped or flat-weave baskets. Traditionally, Zambian baskets were used as a marriage gift. To this day, households use the baskets for winnowing, transporting and storing grain.

About a 20" diameter

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