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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Hamper - White

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

Details

  • Small: Approximately  15" h(w/ lid) x 11.5" w (base)
  • Large: Approximately 20” h (w/ lid) x 14” w (base)
  • Care instructions: Spot clean using minimal water. Dab (do not rub) using an undyed paper towel or cloth to prevent the colors from bleeding. Dry completely to avoid molding. To preserve the natural colors and stop fading, do not place in direct sunlight.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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Hamper - White

$ 98.00 - $ 148.00
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Bath Bin - White

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Hide trash in this beautiful waste basket. Hand-woven from cattail stalks and recycled plastic, this bin is durable and eco-friendly. Each purchase empowers the Wolof Weavers of Senegal. Details Approximately...

Details

  • Approximately 14" tall x 12" deep x 10" diameter (at bottom) x 12" diameter (at top)
  • As with all handmade items, 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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Small Whimsical Hamper - Black Triangles

$ 98.00

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

Details

  • Approximately: 20" tall (13" tall without lid) x 12" diameter (at bottom) x 18.5" diameter (at top)
  • Materials: Handwoven from durable cattail stalks and recycled plastic
  • Care instructions: Spot clean using minimal water. Dab (do not rub) using an undyed paper towel or cloth to prevent the colors from bleeding. Dry completely to avoid molding. To preserve the natural colors and stop fading, do not place in direct sunlight.
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur

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Country: Senegal

COUNTRY: SENEGAL

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Technique: Basket Weaving

TECHNIQUE: BASKET WEAVING

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