This medium sized, oval shaped melon basket is handwoven by the Amish in a unique tulip shape and is perfect for carrying and displaying nearly anything. Transform any room in your home into a showplace when you display this one-of-a-kind melon or what is sometimes called a buttocks basket. By weaving this medium gathering basket into a special tulip shape, it is sure to add a unique look in your rustic, farmhouse, country, or cabin themed decor. The special diamond weaved pattern on each side of this tulip basket (known among basket weavers as a “God's Eye” woven pattern) adds extra charm and durability to this basket. The rounded shape also makes this tulip shaped basket a wonderful egg gathering basket. Uses for this medium sized handmade basket are nearly endless, from holding fruit, storing your knitting or crocheting projects, keeping books or other items neatly stored away, or simply filling with greenery or other seasonal decorations to accent your decor. This medium sized Amish Tulip shaped melon or egg basket is handcrafted by Old-Order Amish families in the Heartland of the USA and will be signed by the craftsperson who creates your special tulip shaped buttocks basket.
Measures: 13 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 9" tall