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artisan: Portugal

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Create your own made-to-order “alcofas”, portuguese traditional straw shopping baskets. Slowly handmade by local basketry artisan Mario and embroidered with silk, organic cotton and linen threads in the colors of your choice. Use it as a personal or home accessory.

After placing your order you will receive an email from us to choose the colors of your unique basket! 

This item is listed as “made to order” and is handmade. Every piece is dedicated and made to the person who ordered it, and that takes time. So please note before ordering that your item will be ready to ship between 5-7 days.

Get to know more about the artisan here.

material: 100% natural "empreita" straw and organic cotton, silk and linen threads


approximate dimensions: Height 44cm (17in) / Width 34cm (13in) / Length 49 (19in)


care: spot wipe with care using a a damp cloth and store in a dry area


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