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Zulu Basket Telephone Wire Bowl Colors South African Art

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Title Zulu Basket Telephone Wire Bowl Colors South African Art
Type of Object Basket
Country of Origin South Africa
People Zulu
Materials wire
Approximate Age Contemporary
Height (in) 3
Width (in) 7.5
Overall Condition Excellent

Picture is an example, yours will be similar. You are buying one basket per order.

A gorgeous handmade telephone wire basket.

Made by Zulu women in KwaZulu, South Africa, these exquisite baskets take hours to make. I have seen one "in progress," with different colored wires going out in every direction--it's impossible to believe it will come together in a tightly woven, even piece--but it does

Recommended Reading:

Arment, David & Fick-Jordaan, Marisa, Wired. Contemporary Zulu Telephone Wire baskets, S/C Editions, Santa Fe, 2004