African Fair Trade Delta Handwoven Round Table Basket, Silver and Black
- Round table basket, handwoven in Senegal
- Made from cattail stalks and strips of colorful recycled plastic
- Created by Wolof women using their skills for supplemental income
- Ideal as a bread or fruit basket, or as a decorative accessory throughout the home
- Small 12 x 3 inches, large 14 x 3 inches (DxH); sizes will vary somewhat
In the West African nation of Senegal, Wolof women create elegant baskets using strips of plastic recycled from prayer mats and rugs or purchased new from a Dakar mat factory. Merging modern materials and traditional weaving skills with local sustainable natural fibers allows them to comfortably earn supplemental income while sharing their chic modern creations with homes around the world. The baskets are imported by Swahili African Modern, a member of the Fair Trade Federation.
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