White Wishing Basket
by Expedition Subsahara
Senegalese artists use dried cattail stalks accented by plastic strips to weave this eye-catching covered basket. Its rich artisanal design offers the perfect element to bring a touch of storage to your entryway, living space, or bedroom. Style this basket for a collected decor that tells a story with organic textures. Each basket is handmade and features slight variations in color.
- Ships in: 7-10 Business Days
- material: Woven plastic strips and dried cattail stalks
- food safe: No
- watertight: No
- Made In: Senegal
- Overall Dimensions: 6"Dia (at base) x 8"H
- product weight: 2.5 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.
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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.
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