Nkosi Basket | Zulu | Large | Natural
The story behind the product ~ Nkosi is a Nguni word for “king”, “chief“ and ”lord. Handcrafted from Ilala Palm. This Zulu grass pot is often watertight as it was used to carry liquids. Zulu Baskets are also made from boiling roots, leaves, berries, bark, or other organic material of indigenous flora. A main technique used by weavers is to dry the strips of bark to achieve a waxy texture and layer for a smoother feeling and easier weaving. The patterns on the Zulu grass pot symbolize different things.
Country of origin ~ South Africa.
Materials ~ Ilala Palm
Dimensions ~ All measurements are approximate
Large ~ 25cm DIA x 29cm H