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Blue Wide Brimmed Elephant Grass Bolga Sun Hat

Swahili Modern


  • Handwoven in Ghana using stiff elephant grass, these simple sun hats with a classic shape and braided leather string, is great for men or women and the tight knit of the elephant grass offers excellent protection from the sun.

    Wash and reshape with water as needed.  

    Measures 16" W head: 8" W x 4.5" deep. 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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