Handwoven Baskets by Kari Lønning

Handwoven Baskets by Kari Lønning

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Sarah Rainwater
Apr 21, 2010

Everyone has something that makes them weak in the knees with infatuation, and for me — for whatever reason, because I could pass mass-produced versions without a second glance — that thing is beautiful handwoven baskets. So, despite the fact that I'll probably never be able to afford them, these baskets by Ridgefield, Connecticut-based contemporary weaver Kari Lønning are currently the objects of my heart's desire.

The baskets are made from rattan that has been dyed using water-safe, commercial fabric dyes to enhance their longevity and the subtle graphic patterns are more than a little reminiscent of textiles. The baskets — which should certainly be considered pieces of art — take months to create and are, sadly for my tiny wallet, worth their high price.

See more of Kari Lønning's baskets and artwork at karilonning.com.

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