Nellie Basket

$69

Origin: Senegal

Size: 14"D x 13"T

Materials: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Wolof women in Senegal weave this stylish storage container by binding cattail stalks with strips of plastic recycled from prayer mats or purchased new at the mat factory in Dakar.

The result is a useful piece of handcrafted decorative art that brings together natural materials, traditional weaving methods and modern recycled materials in a fun and whimsical way.

ABOUT THE MAKER

Acquired through a female-founded Fair Trade Federation member whose values align closely with our own + include providing fair payment to workers in developing nations, educating artisans to increase their potential for advancement, and promoting fair trade as the new standard in the way we buy goods.

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