African Fair Trade Handwoven Lidded Shelf/Table Basket, White/Silver
- Lidded shelf/table basket, handwoven in Senegal by fair trade artisans
- Sturdy construction from cattail stalks and strips of colorful recycled plastic
- Approximately 10 x 9 inches (DxH); indiviudally handcrafted, so expect variations in size, color, and patterns as well as minor imperfections
- Provides a beautiful storage option and brings authentic African style to your home
- Created by Wolof women using their skills to help support their families
In the West African nation of Senegal, Wolof women create baskets using natural grasses and strips of recycled plastic. This blend of sustainable natural fibers with modern materials and traditional weaving skills allows them to earn supplemental income while sharing their authentic African style with homes worldwide. The baskets are imported into the United States by Swahili African Modern, a member of the Fair Trade Federation.
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