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Makenge Baskets (Painted)

Makenge baskets are winnowing baskets. After maize has been ground it is tossed on these baskets, removing any rough pieces or husks. Makenge baskets are made from the root of the Makishi plant.


Sourcing difficulty: 1 = very easy to find, 5 = very rare 2
Dimensions 30 - 70cm (W)
Material Makishi Plant
Finish Painted
Country of origin Zambia

All products sourced and sold by Amatuli Trading Store are original, unique and handmade. No two items are exactly the same and because of this, variations in colour, size and condition may occur.

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