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Handwoven in Senegal, these cute baskets are created using natural grasses and strips of colored plastic. Each basket includes a fitted lid with a knob. Like their larger counterparts, the baskets are well-crafted and will last for years to come with little to no maintenance.
Measures 5.5"D x 6.5"T; 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.