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Extra Large Color Block Senegal Basket

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  • Woven by a senior craftswoman in Senegal, this modern African basket is crafted using plastic strips coiled around natural grasses.

    This particular basket was selected for its beauty and quality by the owner of Swahili Modern on a recent visit to Dakar in 2017. The basket features a varied, color block design.

    Measures 21”D x 33”T (to lip), 44”T (to top). Before ordering, please double check the measurements of your space as this basket is quite large.

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  • 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 proven way for rural women to earn the fair trade incomes that build healthy communities.

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