White Lidded Gourd Basket

$ 48.00

Wolof women in rural Senegal utilize salvaged plastic strips and abundant dried cattail stalks to create these stylish small lidded gourd baskets. A perfect way to blend storage and art!

Our baskets are handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal. Crafting baskets allows rural women to earn income from the comfort of their community.

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 13"H

Crafted from: Plastic strips, typha stalks

Made in: Senegal 

Sold singly; two sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. 

Sourced with a Fair Trade Federation certified women-owned small corp committed to:

  • providing fair payment to workers in developing nations
  • educating makers and workers to increase their potential for advancement
  • ensuring the rights of children
  • developing products and processes that protect and conserve the natural environment
  • promoting fair trade as the standard in commercial exchanges

Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.