Lidded Storage Basket - Blue and White Blossom

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Wolof women in Senegal weave this colorful storage container by binding cattail stalks with strips of plastic recycled from prayer mats or purchased new at the mat factory in Dakar.

The result is a useful piece of handcrafted decorative art that brings together natural materials, traditional weaving methods and modern recycled materials in a fun and whimsical way.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Details

Measurements: 8.5" T x 8.5" D

Materials: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Country of Origin: Senegal

*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.

THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT

Artisan Organization: Swahili Modern

Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for over 20 years. Founded by Leslie Mittelberg, an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development & a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse & enigmatic continents.

Swahili Modern is committed to planing long-term relationships with artisans in order to help Africans advance professionally & personally. They pay fairly and on time, so that artisans get rewarded for their hard work and can provide for their families. They also design products from sustainable or recycled materials and strive to keep our customers in touch with the talented artisans who create the products they love.

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Beautiful blue basket

This is a great size and sturdy. I was surprised by the quality of the material and detail in the design. This is a lovely basket.

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