Wolof women in rural Senegal craft useful baskets from cattail stalks and long strips of plastic salvaged from the production of plastic mats. Traditionally, such baskets were used to winnow grain and store food and other articles in the home, but modern synthetic materials update the baskets beautifully.
Sold singly or as a nesting set of 2 baskets.
Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.
Size: [Small] 17"D x 10"T [Large] 19"D x 13"T
Materials: Typha (cattails), plastic
Handmade in Senegal
⟡ Virtuous Handicrafts is an online retailer of carefully curated, fair trade products from around the world. This particular basket is imported by Swahili Imports, a wonderful group who partners directly with the people who created this basket. ⟡