tan & white grain basket

Wolof women in rural Senegal craft these vibrant baskets from cattail stalks and strips of plastic used in the production of bazin mats. Since many of the men in the community work far from the village, weaving baskets allows the women of the household to contribute to the family's income.

Origin: Senegal
Size: 14" diameter x 2.5" deep
Materials: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic