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Striped Ghanaian Elephant Grass Bolga Sun Hat

Swahili Modern


  • Natural "bolga" hats, handwoven in Ghana using elephant grass, offers stylish protection from the sun.

    This accessory is great for men or women. Wash and reshape with water as needed. Hats include a braided leather strap with tassel. 

    Measures 11-12"D. Size may vary slightly. Fair trade.

  • Master weaver Tahiru owns a workshop in Bolga that is connected to his home. Having collaborated with high-end designers for a number of American companies, Tahiru is a skilled weaver who has taught both men and women to make bolga baskets of a truly exceptional quality. His generous spirit and talent has allowed many impoverished farmers in the area to attain a sustainable way of living.

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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