Sisal Peace Basket in Boutique Shimmy
Place the Boutique Shimmy Sisal Peace Basket on your bookshelf for a contemporary accent or give her to a friend…either way, you can’t go wrong with this modern twist on a traditional Rwandan custom. Check out the design block which served as expert artisan weaver Marie Jeanne’s inspiration for this basket in the photo gallery!
In Rwanda, Sisal Peace Baskets are given at weddings or on other special occasions, containing gifts of friendship and thanks. Simple yet thoughtful, the traditional pattern symbolizes the mountain path of friends bearing such gifts, hidden in baskets.
The Handcrafted Details
- Weavers work for 4-5 days to weave one of these traditional baskets.
- Woven from hand-extracted sisal fibers, a renewable resource.
- Dimensions: 4″d x 9.5″h
- Care: Wipe with a dry cloth.