Iringa Circle Basket
These simple yet durable baskets are hand woven by women in rural Tanzania. Available in three sizes, they are useful in every room of the home. Accents of dyed orange milulu grass elevate these traditional baskets as modern decor.
About Iringa: The city of Iringa is situated about 300 miles from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Home of the Hehe people, the town was originally built as a military base by the Germans in the 1890s as they sought to oppress the Hehe, led by the brave Chief Mkwawu. Today, Iringa is a thriving city populated by over 100,000 people. Visitors en route to nearby Ruaha National Park enjoy the city's market, where one can find these traditional Iringa baskets in use and for sale. Woven from milulu grass, a reed-like swamp grass, Iringa baskets are an indispensable utility item in East Africa and around the world.
Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.
The size chart serves as a general size guide for helping you find your exact House of Woo and Uplifters Ranch size.
Exact measurements may vary with each style.
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