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Woven in Ghana using tough elephant grass, these large baskets are dyed to a lovely cranberry hue. Each has a set of sturdy woven handles for easy transport. The three baskets nest together for shipping and when not in use.
The baskets are tightly woven and can stand up to years of usage while still remaining beautiful. Rinse clean with water as needed.
Small: 18.5"D x 9"T. Medium: 20"D x 10.5"T. Large: 22.5"D x 12"T. Size may vary slightly.
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.