White Lidded Storage Box with Shades of Blue Dots

Swahili African Modern


$ 21.00

Origin: Senegal

Size: 11"D x 5"T

Materials: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Wolof women in Senegal weave this colorful storage container by binding cattail stalks with colorful strips of plastic purchased as salvaged end cuts at a mat factory in Dakar.

The result is a useful piece of handcrafted decorative art that brings together natural materials, traditional weaving methods and modern recycled materials in a fun and whimsical way.

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