Large Hogla Rope Basket from Bangladesh


Large Hogla Rope Basket from Bangladesh.

Basket is made from natural hogla rope. Hogla is the local name for a tiny bush like plant that is widespread along the banks of rivers and canals in Bangladesh. The plant looks like grass and grows two to five meters long. Dried Hogla leaf is extensively used in mats, ropes and baskets.

A neutral colored basket that will match any decor. Basket is hand woven with hogla rope in tight and loose fashion to bring texture. This basket measures 12" in height and 14" in diameter. Basket has cut outs for handles. Use as a planter or storage basket. This is a handcrafted item, so products may vary slightly in color and craft.

Basket is made by artisans in rural Bangladesh.