Marvami - Matatabi Basket

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Matatabi Basket
Matatabi Basket — sold
Made in 会津 (Aizu, Fukushima)
Approx. 26.5cm x 11.5cm

Woven by hand with strips of "Matatabi", a silver vine that grows in the Fukushima region of northwestern Japan.
Found in a shop, on the outskirts of Tokyo, where the owner told us about all the craftsman that created the baskets in a perfect Spanish! (he lived in latin America for a couple of years).