Ugandan Raffia Coffee Basket

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One of a kind lidded basket crafted in Western Uganda. Traditionally used for welcoming guests with coffee beans after a long journey. Perfect for storing small items or sitting pretty on a shelf.

Approximately 6" H x 5" W

Due to the natural materials and handmade qualities of this product, please allow for charming imperfections. Dimensions may vary slightly as each piece is unique.

SOURCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MAADILI COLLECTIVE. More information below:

Handcrafted by women artisans from the Batoro tribe living in the very rural mountains of Western Uganda. These weavers are a part of a cooperative that provides training to single mothers, widows and other marginalized women who are subsistence farmers and weave baskets to provide additional income. 

  • Made from all natural, sustainably sourced raffia and banana fibers.
  • Unique, bold mix of natural and AZO free dyes - Natural dyes are made from various plant materials grown in artisan’s villages. The women grow, harvest and make all the natural dyes which take a great deal of knowledge and skill to produce.
  • The hand-dyed raffia is twisted and wrapped around coils of banana fibers, creating structure and intricate designs.