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Colorful Pixel Woven Storage Basket with Top

$ 42.00

This energetic lidded basket is hand woven from cattail stalks and strips of warm white and a variety of cheerful colored squares by rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal. The basket is perfect for hiding your necessary items in a bathroom or disguising kids toys in the play room.  Wherever you put it to use, the basket's soft curves and neutral coloration make it a great addition to any room.

Don't forget to complete the organic look with one of our original hand dyed pillows

Origin: Senegal
Size: approx. 13" diameter, 15" tall

Materials: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic strips

 

This coil style of basket weaving has been practiced in Senegal for generations, and Wolof girls learn weaving techniques from their mothers and aunts.