This handwoven Bolga storage basket is round, open at the top and has no handle or lid. It is made from elephant grass and is about 16 1/2" in diameter and about 9" deep. Use it for storing linens, toys, yarn, waste paper, etc. To clean or shape it, simply wet it with cool water, clean and shape it as needed, and allow it to air dry. Store out of direct sunlight to keep the colors vibrant.
If you order this basket, we will ship the exact one seen in the image. Only one is available.
Our fair trade Bolga baskets are made in the Bolgatanga region of northern Ghana in West Africa. Bolga baskets are among the best known African baskets because of their versatility and durability. They are woven from elephant grass, which grows abundantly in the area.
About the brand: African Market Baskets is a small business located in Boulder, Colorado that works closely with weavers to ensure fair conditions and wages, as well as high quality products. It is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and Green America, and donates 10% of its profit to Every Basket Helps, a non-profit working to alleviate poverty in northern Ghana.