Natural and Dark Green Pot Basket from Ghana

$130.00

Natural and Dark Green Pot Basket with Leather Handle.

Pot baskets are exclusively woven in the Bolgatanga region in Northern Ghana. They are made from elephant grass, a tropical grass that grows in the African grasslands. Elephant grass is dyed, dried, twined and woven into a basket. Grass straws are carefully selected by the weaver before weaving. It takes 3 days to weave a pot basket. Due to the handcrafted nature, each basket of the same style may vary by a few inches.

Basket measures 10" in height, 10" in diameter at the top and 15" in diameter at the bottom. This basket measures 15" in length with upright leather handle. A large basket that can be used as a planter basket or as a storage basket. 

This is a handcrafted item, so product may vary slightly in color and craft from the images. Due to the handcrafted nature, each basket may vary by a few inches.

These baskets are made by artisans in Bolga, Ghana.