African Bolga Oval Basket Large #8

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041523-8
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  • Width: approximately 9"
  • Length: approximately 18 3/4"
  • Depth: approximately 9"
  • Color: peach, olive, indigo, copper
  • Country of Origin: Ghana

This large oval Bolga basket has two goat skin handles and makes a great tote, picnic basket, or magazine holder. Keep one in your car as a catch-all for mail, water bottles, and the like. It is a handmade and sustainable product from upper Ghana, where the Frafra people have woven beautiful baskets for generations. This fair trade African basket is approximately 18 3/4" long, 9" wide, and 9" deep.

The price shown is for a single basket. We will ship the exact one seen in the image. Only one is available.

To clean or re-shape a Bolga basket, soak it in cool water, clean and/or shape it as needed (use mild soap only and avoid wetting the leather), and allow it to air dry. You should wet the basket about once a year to hydrate the straw and keep it supple.

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 profits to Every Basket Helps, a non-profit working to alleviate poverty in northern Ghana.

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