Wolof women in rural Senegal, Africa utilize salvaged plastic strips and abundant dried cattail stalks to create these stylish small lidded gourd baskets. A perfect way to blend storage and art! The production and sale of these handcrafted baskets adds a significant boost to their local economy, helps the women to make sure ends meet. Every time you purchase an item from our store, you can be sure that they were created in a safe environment and that the makers were compensated generously for their work.
⟡ 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. ⟡
Size: 13"T x 9"D
Materials: Plastic strips, typha stalks