Fair Trade White Farmer's Market Basket
Fair Trade White Farmer's Market Basket

Small Basket - White

$ 36.00

HANDMADE IN SENEGAL

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 empowers the Wolof Weavers of Senegal.

Handwoven Grass & Recycled Plastic Small Basket, Fair Trade | White

DETAILS

  • Approximately 8.5" wide x 8.5" tall
  • As with all handmade items, variations will occur.

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. Steam or wet basket in shallow water to mold to desired shape. Let dry.

MATERIALS

  • Local grasses and recycled plastic
MEET THE ARTISAN
WOLOF WEAVERS OF SENEGAL
Located in: Senegal
The women of Wolof Weavers of Senegal preserve the coil style of basket weaving by passing the technique across generations. Using thick local grasses and strips of recycled plastic, 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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Located in: Senegal
Handwoven with locally sourced materials
Handwoven with locally sourced materials
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