White Lidded Gourd Basket

$ 45.00


Combine storage and art in your home with this lidded basket! This neutral piece would make a perfect addition to any corner of your home. These are made by Wolof women in the rural area of Senegal by utilizing salvaged plastic strips and abundant dried cattail stalks to create these stylish small lidded gourd baskets.


+ Made in Senegal
+ Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 13"H
+ Made with cattail stalks and plastic strips


Swahili Modern is a fair-trade company working directly with artisans in Africa to bring you handcrafted baskets, decor, & gifts since 1995. Their warehouse and offices are located in Eugene, Oregon, about 2 hours south of Portland, with a team of about 20 employees. Swahili Modern works with a network of hundreds of artisan partners spanning 15 African nations: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Everything is imported to their Eugene warehouse, mostly by sea container, and from there the Oregon team fulfills orders.