Willow Laundry Basket

Annemarie O'Sullivan
£700
Handwoven laundry basket by basket weaver Annemarie O' Sullivan. A contemporary, square based basket with a simple looped leather handle made from willow.

Hand-crafted from willow that Annemarie grows herself, these elegant laundry baskets are a response to the materials she hand gathers from the land. Annemarie's work draws on the sturdiness of agricultural baskets, the curves of the landscape and a deep respect for ancient crafts. This square based basket upsets to a round opening and is topped with two simple looped leather handles.
Material: Willow, Leather Handles
Dimensions: Diameter: 35cm Height: 70cm
Care Instructions: The piece should be kept dry, it can be washed with warm water then dried thoroughly and quickly.
Made to order (16 Weeks)
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Willow Laundry Basket
The Maker Annemarie O'Sullivan Basket Maker - South East England

Based in East Sussex, Annemarie O'Sullivan makes contemporary baskets using ancient British basket-making techniques. Annemarie grows around twenty varieties of willow, which she harvests by hand on a half-acre plot near her home. Working from a wooden studio in her garden, Annemarie creates both small-scale domestic objects and larger woven sculptures. Her baskets have been featured in The New York Times, The Irish Times, House and Garden and Country Living.