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Handwoven Storage Basket
Handwoven Storage Basket
Handwoven Storage Basket
Handwoven Storage Basket
Handwoven Storage Basket
Handwoven Storage Basket

Handwoven Storage Basket

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This sturdy and strong basket can be used as a log basket, laundry basket, or storage basket for any room in the house.

Handmade in the Atlas Mountains near Marrakesh with dwarf palm leaves and palm handles.

This product is made by hand so each one is unique with its own quirks and kinks.

Care: To clean, simply vacuum the basket or clean with a dry cloth.

  • Material: Woven from Palm leaf 
  • Approximate size: -

    This product is made by hand so each one is unique with its own quirks and kinks.

    Care: To clean, simply vacuum the basket or clean with a dry cloth.

    • Material: Woven from Palm leaf 
    • Approximate size: diameter of base 32cm x height 32cm

    • Colour: Natural

    The baskets are made with leaves from doum palm trees that line valleys and riverbeds in the south of Morocco. The work is carried out by a number of small family groups - no work takes place in factories - and all are paid a fair wage.  The palm leaves are woven into strips and the strips are then sewn together to make up the baskets. The palm is splashed with water during weaving to help make it more malleable which helps make a tighter weave.  Depending on the size, it takes 3-4 hours to make each basket.  

    Palm leaf baskets at the rim - there is sometimes a bit of a dip, this is not a fault it’s how the final strip of the palm is attached to the lower strip and part of the handmade process.