Xhosa Reed Gourd


These organic gourd shaped baskets are handwoven by a collective Xhosa women in the eastern cape of South Africa. Made from river reed native to the area, these large-round baskets hold sculptural like qualities, their free form shape makes each one unique. 

The Xhosa women who weave this collection of beautiful baskets work as part of a community project - providing them with employment and continuing to empower the skill of basket weaving in their local township. 

Xhosa Reed Gourd Medium measures 42cm wide x 55cm tall.

Xhosa Reed Gourd Large measures 50cm x 63cm tall.

(Give or take a few centimetres as each one is unique).

*Xhosa Reed Gourd Large requires bulky shipping, please e-mail us for a shipping quote before purchasing.