African Fair Trade Handwoven Lidded Warming Basket, Silver/White – The Barrington Garage
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African Fair Trade Handwoven Lidded Warming Basket, Silver/White

Swahili African Modern

  • 6995

  • Lidded round warming basket, handwoven by fair trade artisans in Senegal
  • Sturdy construction from cattail stalks and strips of colorful recycled plastic
  • Approximately 12 x 12 inches (DxH); individually handcrafted, so sizes, colors, and patterns will vary somewhat
  • Provides a beautiful storage option and authentic African style for your home
  • Created by Wolof women using their skills for supplemental income

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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