Mat Collection

You see these mats everywhere, they are made from palm leaves that are sun dried and then dyed. Then they weave beautiful patterns into them. Mostly women but the plain mat I have was made by a man and it is plain by my request. They are used mainly to sit on so that you don’t have to sit on the ground, some are used to sleep on in huts. I am getting quite a collection of mats, people come to my door often wanting to sell me a mat. They sell for 10,000 shillings each, most of the time. That is $3 USD give or take a few cents.  Read more…Mat Collection