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Smoky Black Bolga Basket with Leather Handles

Swahili Modern


  • This beautifully woven basket in classic black is crafted using durable elephant grass. Each basket features a contrasting rim and handle that is wrapped with soft, hand-dyed cow leather.

    All of the materials used in the bolga baskets are sustainable, and the baskets are fair trade. Measures 15"D x 15"T.

  • 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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