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Ghanaian Kettle Basket with Leather Handle

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  • Woven in Ghana using tough elephant grass, this unique basket features an spacious kettle shape and a leather-wrapped handle for comfort.

    The baskets are tightly woven and can stand up to years of usage while still remaining beautiful. Rinse clean with water as needed.

    Measures 14.5"D x 12"T (17" to top of handle).

  • The weaving of "market baskets" in Ghana has been a traditional skill for many generations. Because the soil around Bolgatanga is not fertile enough to sustain agriculture, the people of the region rely upon handicraft products to supplement their income. The Bolga baskets sold by Swahili Modern are Fair Trade and are a reliable source of income for women weavers and their families.

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