This piece of batiked fabric is perfect as a table runner or wall art. Handmade in Zimbabwe it measures 56 by 15 inches.
Zimbabwean artists have long been renowned for their batiks. Whether it is a wall hanging or a wallet, the brilliant patterns and intricate designs of the batik clearly illustrates the artists’ talent.
Cotton material is stamped with wax and painted or dipped in dye. The dye is set in a water bath and the wax lifted from the material using boiling water and hot irons.
Each piece is exquisitely handmade and reflects the quality and beauty of Zimbabwe.
About The Artisan
Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading international exporter of Zimbabwean-made Sadza Batiks.
Set in the heart of Tynwald Industrial Park in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tonga Textiles is comprised of a dedicated team of artisans.
Through art, we believe we can make a positive difference in society. Tonga Textiles employs both men and women in the community.
Through our training program, our artisans are empowered to work for themselves, thus alleviating poverty within the community.
Tonga Textiles is a fair-trade company. Our values of sustainability practices, quality and teamwork are at the heart of all our work.
Over the years, our products have evolved into contemporary pieces, showcasing the true essence of an African lifestyle.
Our batiks are unique and every piece is authentic. The process is all hand-made and monitored to the very last detail.