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Striped Gourd Basket

$34.99 USD

Wolof women in Senegal weave this colorful storage container by binding cattail stalks with colorful strips of plastic purchased as salvaged end cuts at a 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.

 

 

DIMENSIONS:  
Height: 12" Diameter: 10"

MATERIALS: 
Cattail stalks, plastic strips

  

HANDMADE IN SENEGAL

 

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