Small Mossi Square-bottom Round-top Leather Trim Colorful Straw Basket
This is one of many very characteristic baskets the Mossi people of Burkina Faso make and use commonly. The square bottom and round top are typical of this long-standing tribal tradition. This type has flared sides, incorporates blue & purple straw and is decorated around the top and bottom with leather trim. This same style of basket comes in a variety of sizes and decorative configurations. This one is the smallest of the genre.
4 1/2" deep x 6" diameter at the top.