Below is Aporkira's Medium version of the Tua Tia (Baobab Tree).
"Tua Tia" (Baobab Tree Basket)
This extraordinary basket got it's name from it's features. Have you noticed the straw hanging like the leaves of a baobab tree? Yes, it is specially woven from one of our talented weavers. The Baobab Tree, also known as the 'mother tree', gives an impressive amount of shade and very sweet fruits. This baskets' spiraling features is one of our main specialities. Have you noticed how a twisted cloth looks like?
Aporkira showed real talent and culture on this very special basket.
The Baobab Tree can be found in Africa. The Baobab Tree is the namesake of our company. Chosen because of it's friendly nature, The Baba Tree Company was named after this special tree. This proudly woven basket is easy to reshape.
Where, in your opinion, would this beautiful basket fit in your house?
Text written by Precious Mikaela Ayinbotima MacCarthy. The 10 years old daughter of the Baba Tree founder.
Width: 24.5'' Height: 25"
Weaver: Aporkira Akolgo