Three-coloured wicker mushroom basket

39,00 €


The three-coloured mushroom basket

This basket, decorated with bleached and dark brown wicker, is a so-called "gondola" basket, i.e. with the handle running lengthwise. It can be used for shopping, but it is above all the mushroom basket par excellence: rather compact, narrow and high, it does not obstruct the passage between the branches of the undergrowth. Particularly robust, it will also make an excellent harvest basket (fruits, garden vegetables).

Wicker, rattan, what's the difference?

Rattan is a tropical plant (85% comes from Indonesia) related to the palm family that produces a "cane" that is easy to bend (steam). Rattan allows for tighter curves and finer weaves than wicker, but being less rigid, it requires a heavier frame.

Wicker (another name for willow) grows easily throughout Europe. It does not require any plant protection products or fertilizer. The harvest is completely regenerated each year, so it is a very easily renewable resource. Peeled hot ("buff" wicker with natural copper tones) or cold ("white" wicker), it is most often presented untreated, the willow fibre leaving its smooth and satiny surface to appear "au naturel".

Characteristics and options

Overall dimensions: height 43 (basket only 20 cm without handle) x width 29 cm x length 41 cm. Weight 1000 g. Entirely woven from natural buff wicker and bleached or brown stained wicker

A wicker basket is not really made to withstand bad weather, persistent humidity (don't leave it outside all winter), frost, or too long exposure to the sun. Also, each piece is hand-woven. Dimensional differences of 1 to 2 cm can be observed, no two are exactly the same.

Maintenance: dust with a soft brush, avoid commercial cleaning products. In the event of heavy soiling, you can exceptionally rinse under water and brush with Marseille soap.

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Bernard D. published the 18/12/2021 following an order made on 05/12/2021


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