Vintage basket, Mbunda, Zambia


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Women of the small ethnic group Mbunda, in western Zambia, make these baskets for winnowing or storage of grain.

They are made of makenge roots. Makenge is a shrub that grows commonly near water in the Mongu area.

These vintage baskets show local damages and repairs that brings to them a unique charm and authenticity.

Material – Palm
Dimensions :
H 6 cm
Ø 39 cm