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Swahili African Modern exists to bring enchanting African handicraft to a global audience, while supporting the artisan communities responsible for it. Wolof women in rural Senegal created this storage basket by hand, using only dried cattail stalks and strips of plastic salvaged from prayer mats. Fusing artistry and function, it offers ample space yet overflows with cultural significance.

Includes lid with top handle and 2 cutout side handles.

Due to its handmade nature, each item will vary slightly in size and appearance. The Wolof women have been crafting these coil-style baskets for generations. Though traditionally made from cattail stalks and reeds, today's baskets are bound using strips of plastic that are either salvaged both from old prayer mats or purchased from a mat factory in Dakar.

Leslie Mittelberg
To clean, wipe with a moist cloth.
Swahili African Modern
Cattail Stalks, Recylced Plastic Strips
Aqua, White
H 17”
6 lbs
Leslie Mittelberg founded Swahili African Modern in 1994 to bring Africa's rich culture of craftsmanship to the U.S. The Oregon-based home goods importer works directly with artisans, exporters, and micro-enterprises from Ghana to Mozambique. Devoted to sustainable production and artisanal advancement, the company gives a portion proceeds to nonprofits in Africa.
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