Hand-Loomed Ugandan Place Mats
Sale Price (non-members): $24.99
Sale Price (members): $22.49
Original Price: $35.00
Drenched in the intense colors favored in Ugandan textiles, these vibrant Hand-Loomed Ugandan Place Mats will lend table settings their irrepressible African verve. Hand-loomed with natural Ugandan cotton and raffia fibers by Ugandan artisans. Imported. Set of 4, one each color—lime, blue, orange and red. 18"l. x 14"w. each.
Enjoy the creative ingenuity of African artisans, whose work elevates the everyday to the sublime. The exhibits at our National Museum of African Art, inspiring all the objects on these pages, display the finest examples of traditional and contemporary African artists working in all of these mediums—jewelry, textiles, leather and clay. Sales of these works help sustain traditional artforms that might otherwise be lost, and provides income to artisans from Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.