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Unprocessed Malagasy West Coast Raffia
Unprocessed Malagasy West Coast Raffia

Price: $6.72 (per pound)
(Minimum order):  2

Product Code: BAS-UWCRF

Raffia is obtained from the leaves of the Malagasy (Africa) raffia palm. Their tough outer transparent skin is peeled off and dried to form the long, familiar strands. Raffia is used in pine needle basketry, coiled basketry and it can also be tightly twisted and used to weave a seat in the rush pattern.

Malagasay West Coast "Extra Fancy" natural raffia is available in open type hanks weighing approximately 2-3 lbs. each. Average length is 50-60 inches. Our raffia is supple, strong and durable with broad strands of good clean color. PLEASE NOTE that when ordering the quantity  will be pounds not hanks.
  • West Coast Raffia is sold by the pound. Click "qty discount pricing" for price 5 lbs and over
  • Strands of West Coast Raffia are wider than East Coast Raffia.

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