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Set of Two Oval Lidded Nesting Baskets

Swahili Modern


  • These matching baskets are hand-woven in Senegal using plastic strips and natural grasses.

    The baskets include a fitted lid and nest inside each other when not in use.

    Small measures 6.5"T x 9"W x 10"L. Large measures 8.5"T x 11"W x 13"L. Size may vary slightly.

  • 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

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