Wolof Weavers of Senegal

Wolof Weavers of Senegal

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The women of Wolof Weavers of Senegal are proud to preserve the coil style of basket weaving by passing the technique from generation to generation. Using thick local grasses and strips of recycled plastic in the traditional technique, the artisans craft baskets and hampers that generate income critical to sustaining their families. Wolof Weavers is a cooperative effort of over 100 highly skilled women weaving in nine villages.

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Small Basket - White

$ 36.00

Items without a home have just found their perfect storage place with this stylish basket. It’s been hand-woven with durable cattail stalks and plastic, and made to last. Each purchase...

Details

  • Approximately 8.5" wide, 8.5" tall
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Wipe the basket with a damp cloth. If you choose to use soap, please use it lightly to avoid saturating the basket and the stalks located inside the coils.

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Round Basket - White

$ 32.00

Hold your stationery and work supplies on any shelf in this basket. It's been hand-woven from cattail stalks and recycled plastic, and it will last for years. Each purchase supports...

Details

  • Approximately 11" wide, 5" tall
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Wipe the basket with a damp cloth. If you choose to use soap, please use it lightly to avoid saturating the basket and the stalks located inside the coils.

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Hamper - White

$ 68.00

Keep your clothing and linens out of site until laundry day with this classic white hamper. It has been hand-woven from cattail stalks and recycled plastic, and it will last...
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Details

  • Small: Approximately  15" tall x 10" diameter (at bottom) x 14" diameter (at top)
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Wipe the basket with a damp cloth. If you choose to use soap, please use it lightly to avoid saturating the basket and the stalks located inside the coils.

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Knitting Basket - Silver Stripe

$ 58.00

Use this basket to store clean laundry, balls of yarn, or toys. Hand-woven from cattail stalks and recycled plastic, this basket will last for years. Each purchase empowers the Wolof...

Details

  • Approximately 17" long, 15" wide, 10" tall
  • As with all handmade items, slight variations will occur
  • Care instructions: Wipe the basket with a damp cloth. If you choose to use soap, please use it lightly to avoid saturating the basket and the stalks located inside the coils.

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Country: Senegal

COUNTRY: SENEGAL

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Technique: Basket Weaving

TECHNIQUE: BASKET WEAVING

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