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Silver Dotted Peace Corps Hamper

Swahili Modern


  • These spacious hampers are handmade in Senegal using natural grasses and plastic strips, which makes the baskets durable and colorful.

    The baskets are often used for laundry and are designed to last for years to come with little to no maintenance.

    Measures 14"D x 19"H; 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 proven way for rural women to earn the fair trade incomes that build healthy communities.


Vendor: Swahili Modern

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