These rustic baskets have been used as baby carriers by indigenous communities in Central Mexico since pre-Hispanic times – a tradition that continues in present day. Traditionally, the top strap is worn across the forehead, so that parents can carry their little ones on their backs, while getting their chores done.
These stunning pieces of history would also work beautifully as wall art, a holder for magazines or dried flowers, and are available in three sizes, as noted in the drop down menu.
This democratic group of 12 women collaborate on a range of products – including baskets, handwoven and embroidered textiles, along with delicately scented handmade soap that is made from local, organic ingredients.
Medium: Approximately 19.68” wide x 11.8” high
Every piece is handmade and one-of-a-kind, so the shape, size and colour will vary per piece.
Wipe with a damp cloth, warm water and mild soap to clean. While a little water won’t hurt this piece, it should not be left damp for long periods, or a musty scent may occur. If this does occur, set the piece in a warm, dry local and reshape if necessary prior to.
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