African Handmade Large Star Grass & Papyrus Table Basket
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Artisan handwoven basket from Tanzania, made from star grass and papyrus.
In the hills of Mafiga Matatu in the tri-border region of Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi live more than 380 rural artisans who work together through the social enterprise known as WomenCraft.
WomenCraft's members create high-quality handcrafted products that preserve local traditions and incorporate environmentally sustainable local materials. The beautifully natural Bahari basket features tough papyrus grass (locally known as intamyi) coil woven with glistening star grass (ugwafu).
Each basket pristinely displays the talent of rural Tanzanian women and the beauty of African grasses.
- Measurements: 13" deep x 5" tall
- Colors: Natural tan
- Care instructions: Spot clean. Keep out of bright light as the colors may fade in direct sunlight.
- Fair Trade
*Due to these baskets' handmade quality, some size and color variation may occur.