Grey Wash Willow Wicker Swing Handle Basket
Top: Length 40 cm x Width 30 cm x Height: 20 cm
Base: Length 28 cm x Width 19 cm
Description: Beautiful grey wash willow wicker swing handle basket with a removable natural lining. The swing handles fold open and flat to the top of the basket giving easy access to the contents. Perfect for a baby basket, craft basket or picnic basket. The lining fits snuggly into the basket, is folded over the top and held in place with pretty bows on either side below the handles.
From the same supplier as our Grey Wash Willow Baskets, the colour match will be right. Grey wash willow is a pale grey colour, quite natural looking and will fit into most home and office decor.
Willow baskets are very versatile. These are much hardier than many other natural materials, and can be used outside as they will survive in all weathers. Usually a stronger weave, they are very sturdy and solid. Grown in fields and by river banks as willow, the branches are stripped of their outer layer and usually treated before weaving. The end product is well suited to carrying weight although the baskets themselves are lightweight.
Buff Willow is cropped mainly in November, but sometimes not until December. It is the most popular and is obtained by boiling the willows to release the natural colourant tannin from the bark into the wood. The bark is then stripped from the willow revealing the characteristic golden colour. The baskets are dipped in a diluted paint solution to produce the contemporary grey colour.
Our baskets are handcrafted from natural products, please allow 5% tolerance on all measurements