Large Pink and White African Prayer Mat Hamper with Lid

Swahili African Modern


$ 150.00
Large Pink and White African Prayer Mat Hamper with Lid

Often used as laundry hampers, these large baskets are woven using natural grasses and plastic strips left over from the production of prayer mats in Senegal. Each basket includes a fitted lid and braided handles.

The baskets are beautifully crafted and designed to last for decades. Large measures 26"-28"H x 16"D. Medium measures 21"-22" x 14"D. Size may vary slightly

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