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This stylish storage basket is handwoven in rural Senegal using dried grasses and strips of plastic. Solid and durable, the basket's simple shape makes it useful in any room of your home.
The Wolof women who weave the baskets are fairly compensated and, like all of our products, the baskets are fair trade.
Measures 18"D x 12"T.
Since 2008, Swahili has worked with a group of talented Wolof weavers in remote Senegal to provide hampers and baskets woven from salvaged plastic strips and cattail stalks to stores around the world, including West Elm, Land of Nod, The Company Store, Garnet Hill and Anthropologie. Working together with the Peace Corps, Swahili and over 120 Wolof women prove that cooperative, home-based craft export is an excellent way for rural women to earn the fair trade incomes that build healthy communities.
Vendor: Swahili Modern