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African Bolga Oval Basket Large #5

$60.00
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  • Width: approximately 9"
  • Length: approximately 18"
  • Depth: approximately 10"
  • Color: sage green, blue, pink, natural
  • Country of Origin: Ghana

This large oval Bolga basket has two leather handles and makes a great tote, picnic basket, or magazine holder. Keep one in your car as a catch-all for mail, water bottles, and the like. It is a handmade and sustainable product from upper Ghana, where the Frafra people have woven beautiful baskets for generations. This fair trade African basket is approximately 18" long, 9" wide, and 10" deep.

The price shown is for a single basket. We will ship the exact one seen in the image. Only one is available.

To clean or re-shape a Bolga basket, soak it in cool water, clean and/or shape it as needed (use mild soap only and avoid wetting the leather), and allow it to air dry. You should wet the basket about once a year to hydrate the straw and keep it supple.

About the brand: Gitzell Imports is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. Based in St. Charles, Missouri, it specializes in importing handmade baskets from Sub-Saharan Africa and Bali.