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$48.00

Using locally harvested cattail stalks and strips of plastic also used to make prayer mats, a network of rural Wolof women in nine Senegalese villages makes these beautiful and durable baskets.

This tabletop-style small basket is ideal for packing a present, holding baked goods as a housewarming gift, or stashing the remotes.

Perfect for simple storage around the home, each basket includes a fitted lid and measures 12"D x 14"T. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth as needed.

$34.00

We had kitchen utensils in mind for this basket, but the simple shape and neutral color unite make it useful in any room of the home! Artisans in Senegal handweave these baskets from dried cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic from prayer mats.

Measures approximately 8"D x 10"T; due to the handwoven nature of this basket, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

$240.00

Get 3 favorite basket styles in 1 matching set: the iconic Senegalese hamper, an open top bin, and a lidded warming basket. Each basket features a classic stair-step pattern, woven in white, 2 shades of green, and pale lavender.

Each basket is fair trade and carefully handmade by a talented Wolof woman in rural Senegal.

Each hamper features a point, fitted lid and braided plastic handles. The baskets are constructed of two materials, both eco-friendly: sustainable grass stalks and discarded strips of plastic leftover from prayer mat factories, local to Senegalese weavers.

Sold as a set of three baskets. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Hamper: 30"T x 16"W x 16"D (21"T without lid)
Warming Basket: 12.5"T x 12"W x 12"D
Bin Basket: 14"T x 12.5"W x 12.5"D 

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$115.00

Handwoven in the West African nation of Senegal, these outstanding baskets bring incredible artisan craftsmanship and great storage into our living spaces.

Originally created with an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women and the Peace Corps in an effort to improve quality of life in Senegal, the baskets are tightly woven and will last for years to come with little to no maintenance.

Dimensions: 17"L x 17"W x 22"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, design placement and shape will vary slightly. See our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more.

$20.00

Handwoven in Senegal, these bright baskets are created using natural grasses and salvaged plastic strips. Each basket includes a fitted lid and knob for easy on-off.

These mini baskets are a fun way to deliver gifts or hold small treasures.

Sold singly. Additional colors also available.

Dimensions: 5.5"L x 5.5"W x 6.5"H (size may vary slightly)

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$188.00

Add storage with classic style in any room of your home with this set of tall, white hamper baskets with a slightly tapered silhouette. The set features two nesting sizes, woven from sustainable natural grasses and white plastic strips repurposed from a prayer mat factory in Dakar, Senegal. These fair trade baskets are made by Wolof women in remote Senegal, who earn a sustainable income through weaving.

Sold as a set of two. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:

Large: 19"L x 19"W x 22"H

Small: 15"L x 15"W x 17"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected in size and shape. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$125.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This hamper basket features inset handles and a flat lid.

Dimensions: 17"L x 17"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these colorful baskets are handwoven by Senegalese craftswomen using natural grasses and salvaged plastic strips.

Please note that each basket is unique and will arrive in a similar variety of colors as those pictured.

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

Often used as laundry hampers, these lovely baskets are woven in Senegal using plastic strips and natural grasses. Each basket includes a fitted, flat lid and cut-out handles. Fair trade.

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

Dimensions: 14"L x 14"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

This traditionally shaped basket is handmade in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. The basket's unique design allows for a surprising amount of storage. 

Woven by experienced Wolof weavers, the baskets are durable and can last for decades. Each basket measures 13"D x 13"T; size may vary slightly.

$125.00

These colorful baskets are woven from natural grasses and thin strips of plastic in Senegal. Each basket features blocks of color and cutout handles.

The baskets are made in a special collaboration with the Peace Corps in an effort to extend the reach of rural artisans. The baskets are fair trade and the artisans are well compensated.

Dimensions: 14"L x 14"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$185.00

This large Senegalese hamper provides an incredible amount of storage while making your home more beautiful with its array of rainbow colors. Fair trade and handcrafted with joy, the hampers are solidly constructed and will you last for years to come.

Each large hamper features a fitted lid, braided plastic handles, and a rainbow of colors. The hampers are constructed of two materials, both eco-friendly: sustainable grass stalks and discarded strips of plastic leftover from prayer mat factories, local to Senegalese weavers.

Measures approximately 27-29" tall (with lid) and 16-19" wide. Handle colors will vary.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size and colors will vary. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$125.00

In classic white, this handwoven basket will be at home with any decor style. The medium size is surprisingly roomy, holding an oversized load of laundry or more. It features plastic handles for easy transport and a fitted, domed lid.

The basket is constructed in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Dimensions: 15"L x 15"W x 24"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

This traditional basket is handmade in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. The basket's unique shape allows for an impressive amount of storage.

Woven by experienced Wolof weavers, the baskets are sturdy and can last for decades. Each basket features delightful dots of color. Dot size and basket size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

Perfect for simple storage, this lidded basket is woven in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Thanks to the creative use of modern materials, the baskets are updated with rich color and durability while maintaining their traditional appeal.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"T

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

These colorful African baskets are woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. Each basket features bright squares of color and a fitted lid. This size is a favorite choice for storing small toys, scarves, craft supplies, masks, or for hiding the remotes!

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these modern African baskets are woven using sweet-smelling natural grasses and thin, black strips of upcycled plastic.

Each basket includes a fitted lid with braided pull handle. The sale of these baskets helps support a network of over 100 rural Senegalese craftswomen and their families.

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

These bright African baskets are handwoven in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. A favorite choice for storing toys, scarves, and craft supplies, each basket includes a fitted lid with braided handle.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size may vary slightly. Fair trade.

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these lidded African baskets are handwoven using natural grasses and thin strips of white plastic. The baskets are very durable and useful in any room of your home.

Due to the handcrafted nature of these baskets, slight variation may occur.

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

Woven using grass stalks and strips of plastic, these catch-all baskets are designed with durability in mind. The baskets nest inside of each other for easy storage, and they ship as a pair.

Sold as a nesting set of two baskets. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Small: 17"L x 17"W x 10"H
Large: 19"L x 19"W x 13"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these modern African baskets are woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Each basket features silver accents and includes a fitted lid with braided pull handle. The sale of the baskets helps support a network of rural Senegalese craftswomen and their families.

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

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$325.00

These durable, beautifully crafted baskets brighten any room of your home while providing an impressive amount of storage. The hampers are handwoven by Wolof women in rural Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. 

Dimensions:
Large: 17.5"L x 17.5"W x 26"H
Med: 16"L x 16"W x 21"H
Small: 14"L x 14"W x 14"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

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Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$48.00

With a snug fitting lid, our warming baskets are handwoven in Senegal by a master Wolof craftswoman. They are a perfect way to present baked goods to loved ones, to create a memorable gift basket of your own design, or a stylish way to tuck away items.

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

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"T

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$52.00

African baskets bring amazing artisan craftsmanship into our living spaces, such as these useful bath bins, handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal.

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

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 13"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

This basket is woven in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. The basket's domed lid allows for an impressive amount of storage.

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

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 14"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

These modern African baskets, woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic from a local Senegal prayer mat factory, are perfect for storing smaller items. Each basket features blossom-shaped accents and includes a fitted lid with braided pull handle.

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

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

This basket is woven in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. The basket's domed lid allows for an impressive amount of storage. Colorful and useful, this basket will brighten any space. 

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

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 14"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

These modern hamper baskets are woven by rural craftswomen in Senegal using coils of natural grasses, held together by interwoven strips of plastic in a white and silver herringbone pattern.

Each basket features a fitted lid, top knob, and braided handles. Often used as laundry hampers, the baskets are tightly woven and sturdy enough to last for decades. The cattail grass stalks are sustainably grown, and the plastic strips are upcycled from a local prayer mat factory.

Sold singly. Patterns may vary slightly from the item pictured.

Dimensions: 15"L x 15"W x 24"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these modern African baskets are woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Each basket features bright blue spots of color and includes a fitted lid with braided pull handle. The sale of the baskets helps support a network of rural Senegalese craftswomen and their families.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This hamper basket features inset handles and a flat lid.

Dimensions: 14"L x 14"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$185.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This amply-sized laundry hamper basket features braided plastic handles and a snug-fitting removable lid.

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 26-28"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$52.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

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

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 13"H (size may vary slightly)

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This hamper basket features inset handles and a flat lid.

Dimensions: 14"L x 14"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

As with any handmade item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$185.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This amply-sized laundry hamper basket features braided plastic handles and a snug-fitting removable lid.

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 26-28"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

As with any handmade item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$125.00

Woven by Wolof craftswomen, these African hampers feature a dotted pattern crafted using plastic strips recycled from prayer mat factories. Designed with durability in mind, each basket features a flat lid and cutout handles.

Dimensions: 14"L x 14"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$38.00

This uniquely shaped basket is woven by rural African craftswomen using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. A fitted lid conceals contents and keeps your home looking uncluttered.

Often called a "gourd basket" because of its shape, these African baskets make a beautiful addition to any room of your home. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 13"H

Crafted from: Plastic strips, cattail stalks

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

Dots of black and a background of cream on this basket remind us of cookies & cream! This beautiful basket is handcrafted by rural Wolof women in Senegal from cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. With a snug-fitting, peaked lid, our warming baskets are a perfect way to present baked goods to loved ones, or to create a memorable gift basket of your own design.

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

Approximate Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H (size may vary)

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

These woven baskets are crafted in Senegal using local grasses and thin strips of recycled plastic. Featuring stripes of aqua and white, this fair trade basket is a wonderful way to incorporate colorful creative storage into any space.

Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, color and size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$52.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

Measures approximately 12"D x 13"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size and striping may vary slightly. 

$48.00

These woven baskets are crafted in Senegal using local grasses and thin strips of recycled plastic. Featuring bright triangles of aqua, white, orange and yellow, this fair trade basket is a wonderful way to incorporate colorful creative storage into any space.  

Matching baskets are also available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$38.00

This traditionally shaped basket is woven in rural Senegal using local grasses and thin strips of white plastic. The baskets are sturdy and durable, and can be wiped clean with a damp cloth as needed.

Perfect for simple storage around the home, each basket includes a fitted lid and measures approximately 13"H x 9"D.

$32.00

Wolof women in Senegal weave this colorful storage container by binding cattail stalks with colorful strips of plastic purchased as salvaged end cuts at a mat factory in Dakar. This basket is primarily white, dotted with squares of blue, turquoise, and silver.

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.

Dimensions: 11"L x 11"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$185.00

This large hamper basket features a cream criss-cross and triangle design set against a black background; each hamper is unique due to variation in the design placement. Images show examples of variation.

African laundry hampers, handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal, bring beautiful modern artisan craftsmanship to homes around the world. These useful storage baskets are woven in the coil style by binding dried cattail stalks with plastic strips upcycled from a Dakar mat factory. Handles are made from braided plastic.

Approximate Dimensions: 18"L x 18"W x 30"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, variation is expected. See photos for examples of how this design may vary between baskets, and read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$165.00

With fitted lids and braided handles, handwoven laundry hampers bring amazing artisan craftsmanship into our living spaces. This taller, slim basket is woven in Senegal by highly skilled Wolof weavers using white plastic strips and natural cattail grass stalks.

Our hampers are handwoven by an association of more than 100 Wolof women in rural Senegal. Crafting baskets allows the craftswomen to earn income from the comfort of their community.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size and shape may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 15"L x 15"W x 30"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

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