Ndeye Woven Bin
Intricately crafted by Senegalese artists using a traditional coil-style weaving technique passed down for generations, this basket is woven from elephant grass and recycled plastic to offer a unique textural layer. This open basket design is an eye-catching element with a rich artisanal story, perfect for stashing blankets, toys or even housing a plant. Each handmade basket is one of a kind and will feature slight variations in color.
- material: Woven with elephant grass (belongs to the sweet grasses) and recycled plastic.
- food safe: No
- watertight: No
- Made In: Senegal
- Overall Dimensions: 12"Dia x 16"H
- product weight: 5 lbs
- Spot clean using minimal water. Dab using a paper towel or cloth. Let sit dry completely before storing.
- Do not place in direct sunlight for long periods of time.
Artisan handmade products are created by skilled local artisans applying traditional and time-honored techniques.
BPA stands for bisphenol A, an industrial chemical that may be found in certain consumer goods made from polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Products labeled as BPA-free contain no such chemicals.
Handcrafted products feature handcraft, labor-intensive practices in their production.
Products that use recycled materials as all or part of the construction.
Responsibly sourced materials are grown, collected, and manufactured according to fundamental environmental, social, and ethical accountability benchmarks.
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About the Artist
St. Louis-based brand Expedition Subsahara makes "happy baskets and accessories for colorful people." Founder and fiber artist Sofi Seck is obsessed with her Senegalese culture and the craftsmanship of her compatriots, and she wants to show that to the world. The baskets and functional accessories she designs and a team of women artisans in Senegal weave are made from natural materials using a traditional coil-style technique and feature dynamic color and pattern. Their mission is also to empower the next generation of Senegalese girls with a percentage of profits reallocated for building a girls' STEAM school.Shop Expedition Subsahara