We have created these sets of a variety of crafts and basketry from the islands we work with. Each piece has been chosen carefully to stack into our boxes so that we can send these to you at no shipping cost. These make wonderful gifts throughout the year.
All of the natural materials are carefully selected for age so they will not decay, the maker uses techniques handed down to her from her grandmothers and motifs are inspired by nature and the natural dyes come from local gardens. All of these items continue to have traditional use in the community.
Cupai benih small seed storage basket
Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. The beautiful and skillfully woven motif is binatang aji which refers to a shrew giving birth. Made in Kalimantan, 2020.
20 x 17 cm / 8 x 6.5 in
Takin seed basket
Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. This basket is skillfully woven with a motif tapak gajah refers to a elephant foot.
Made in Kalimantan, 2020
19 x 19 cm / 7.5 x 7.5 in
Ndabi Wai basket as decorative art – traditionally used as a way to serve a special guest food with the masterful basket weaving of a chicken. This is a wonderful way to serve something special to a guest to cover food. Basketry with lontar palm (Borassus flabellifer) Made in Rindi, East Sumba, 2018.
35 x 14 x 14 cm / 14 x 5.5 x 5.5 in
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