Senegalese Kitchen Basket - Green Apple
Wolof women living in rural Senegal weave this stylish storage basket from dried cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. The simple shape and color make this basket useful in any room of the home.
Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.
Measurements: 8" D x 10" T
Materials: Cattail stalks, plastic
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.
I love everything I have purchased, I love the quality, colors and most importantly I love the stories behind each and every product! So far I’ve purchased baskets from all over the world! I just had my carpet cleaned and can’t wait to put everything out and take pictures too share!
I really like how vibrant the color is on this basket. It’s very well made. I am very happy with this purchase!