Traditional Fishing Basket by Mehinako


Traditional Fishing Basket by the Mehinako people – handmade using Buriti Fibers.

The Mehinako are indigenous people of Brazil – who reside in the Indigenous Park of the Xingu, located around the headwaters of the Xingu River Mato Grosso.

Known as dream interpreters, they make a deliberate effort to recall and interpret their dreams to help them guide their way through the day.

Originally used for carrying and storing fresh fish. These unique baskets are deep in design and make useful decorative objects in the home, and are perfect for storing fresh fruits, and other objects, or simply by themselves.


Small: L25 x W23 x H10 cm
Medium: L30 x W27 x H12 cm
Large: L38 x W35 x H14 cm
Extra Large: L46 x W43 x H16 cm

Extra Extra Large: L55 x W54 x H20 cm

Please note that the dimensions above are approximate. 

Every piece of artisanship is 100% handmade and one-of-a-kind. The product(s) you receive might vary slightly from the picture, due to the uniqueness of each product.