Named for their unique shape, “cuatro tetas” baskets are handwoven by a group of artisans in Guapi, Cauca - a small town along Colombia’s Pacific coast. The artisans are part of the Canaán indigenous community consisting of more than 30 families who were displaced by Colombia’s armed conflict 12 years ago.
In recent years, artisans have formed the Asociación de Artesanos la Gloria de Dios - a predominately female weaving collective focused on basketry. Baskets are made from two types of naturally dyed palm fibers and each basket can take up to several weeks to complete. We work directly with the artisans at prices determined by the weaving collective.
Colors: black + white
Medium - circumference 55” x height 25” $450
Large - circumference 65-69” x height 29” $600
Material: paja tetera (wild vine) & chocolatillo
Handmade item, slight variations occur
Care: Recommended for indoor use. Keep dry. Avoid bending or packing. Spot clean with damp cloth.
*Basket is made to order, please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.