Grey Washed Willow Wicker Rectangle Laundry Basket
Small Length 40 cm x Width 28 cm x Height 50 cm
Large Length 46 cm x Width 34 cm x Height 57 cm
Grey Washed Willow Wicker Rectangle Laundry Basket is made from full buff willow wicker and has a grey washed finish. There are two different sizes available separately on this listing or buy them together and save money. These baskets are rectangle in shape, so will fit in a narrow space, and take up less room than a round basket. The lid is hinged on one side, and the natural lining is removable.
Our range of grey willow baskets has been expanded to include an oval washing basket, a corner laundry basket, deep and shallow storage baskets and a small shelf basket. We also have a grey willow log basket.
Mix and Match the whole range for a very natural contemporary look for your home.
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 grey colour is achieved by dipping the basket in a diluted paint solution.
Our baskets are handcrafted from natural products, please allow 5% tolerance on all measurements