Indonesian Raga Menih Basket

$75.00

Handwoven Indonesian carrying basket provides a simple but elegant home accessory.

1 in stock

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Product Description

Rattan baskets like this one are called Raga Menih by the Iban and Kantuk people of Indonesia. They are used for carrying seeds when planting bamboo.

The Threads of Life artisan basket weaver is Runai.

Threads of Life is a fair trade business that works directly with over 1,000 women on 11 islands across Indonesia, helping weavers to form independent cooperatives, to recover the skills of their ancestors, to manage their resources sustainably, and to express their cultural identity while building their financial security.

 

Additional information

Color

natural rattan color

Fiber

rattan

Size

about 6" X 6" base; 8" high; 9" diameter

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