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This set of two nesting baskets is handcrafted by Batwa refugees in Uganda using native grasses, natural plant dyes, and traditional weaving techniques passed down by their ancient tribal ancestors.
Approx. Measurements: Large: 6 1/2" height, 5" diameter, Small: 4 1/2" height, 3 1/2" diameter
Materials: Dried grass, Bark, Natural plant dyes
Color: Black/Grey, Tan
The Batwa people of Uganda became conservation refugees when they were forced from their ancient rainforest homeland. Despised by their countrymen and denied basic human rights, mothers weave these traditional baskets, working to save their children from starvation and keep their families together. READ MORE ABOUT THE BATWA
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