Handmade Amish Laundry Basket - Round (EM56)
This is a handcrafted Amish laundry basket. Perfect for decorating and also for use, this basket is made in the traditional style and a fabulous example of Amish basketry. The design is the classic weave familiar to the Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish heritage. When you buy Amish baskets online, you not only get a beautiful handwoven basket, but you help a real family.
This basket is made by the Shetler family of Fredericksburg, Ohio. The whole family is involved and each have a part in the basketmaking. The baskets with a flat bottom, like this one, will have the name of the family member who weaved that particular basket. The younger children practice making baskets until they too become skilled craftsmen.
This basket would be a welcomed addition to any southwest, western or country design and also as a great gift. Each basket is uniquely hand made, actual basket is shown. Measures 15.5" x 10.5".