Makenge Winnowing Basket - Vintage


These vintage Makenge baskets are handwoven from the root of the African Makenge bush and dyed with natural plant extracts. They come from a remote village in the western provence of Zambia and had been used for winnowing grain and holding water. Signs of age and imperfection is what makes it so beautiful and interesting. Each one is always unique in pattern and detail.

Measures roughly 45-50cm diameter.