Ilala baskets are among the best known handmade baskets in the world. Their intricate design, geometric shape and traditional significance make them a beautiful choice for your African inspired design project.
The baskets are made of natural elements and traditional fibers, source from nature, and assembled together by skilled weavers, using the extract of dyes obtained from natural sources like roots, barks, fruit and berries, leaves.
These baskets are a great source of employment for many women in Africa and bring income to rural areas while keeping the craft traditions alive.
- Natural illala palm leaves
- Plant roots
- Hand-dyed with natural roots, barks and fruits
- Stripped, cleaned and spun by hand
- Artisan made
- Handcrafted in South Africa
Dimensions and Care
Diameter: 17 inches
Height: 15 inches