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Bowl shaped basket with wide flared rim made from leaves of malara(doum palm) tree by women. The leaves are cut and dried before using. It is used by women for holding porridge and is never sold in the market but maybe exchanged for foodstuff by someone who can not make one.

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  • Title: Food Basket
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Food Baket
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Palm Leaves
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Kitangu
  • Community: Taveta
  • Collection Date: 1970-01-15
  • Collected By: Peter Nzuki

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