Wolof women in rural Senegal craft these vibrant baskets from cattail stalks and strips of plastic used in the production of outdoor mats. Weaving baskets allows the women of the household to contribute to the family's income while preserving traditional craft forms.
Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic
Grain Basket: 12"L x 12"W x 3"H
Flat Lidded Hamper: 14"D x 19"T.
Gourd Basket with Lid: 9"D x 12"H
Since 1995, Swahili has been partnering with African artisans to showcase how beautifully traditional craft methods adapt to modern life. We strive to develop products sustainably to benefit African communities.