Large Untrimmed "Plaid" Multi-Stripe Woven Flexible Deep Swampgrass Basket - Togo
Handwoven from local swampgrass in the lowlands of coastal Togo, West Africa this baskets is the natural color of the straw, decoratively accented with dark green vertical stripes. This basket is not a replica: it is a one of a kind product, originally made for local tribal use. The Mina people in this area of Africa use this basket to carry just about anything they need to carry, to store items and to keep items available in markets for sale.
This basket is 19" tall (48 cm) x 11" top opening diam. (28 cm) x 14" widest diameter (35.6 cm)