Poppy - pink and white warming basket

Origin: Senegal

Size: 13" diameter, 15" tall

Materials: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

A network of rural Wolof women in nine Senegalese villages are working together to create beautiful handcrafted baskets for export. Using locally grown millet stalks and strips of plastic used to make prayer mats and rugs, the women bring supplemental income to their households by weaving baskets between their daily duties.

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