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Swahili

Sewing Basket, Silver/Black/White

$28.00

Featuring a white band and a unique half & half pattern, these baskets are handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal. It is woven in the coil style by binding dried cattail stalks with plastic strips salvaged from a Dakar mat factory. The combination of natural and synthetic materials beautifully displays modern African artistry.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly

Founded over 20 years ago, Swahili Modern crafts handmade products providing a particularly vital employment option for rural African women. Creating products from home around daily responsibilities empowers rural women as earners, while working together on orders brings communities together and highlights the power of teamwork. We feel that by following fair trade principles, we offer our partners across Africa the means to build stronger homes and communities by their own design.