Large Jute and Hogla Rope Basket from Bangladesh.
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.
This basket is handwoven with hogla rope and jute braid in black and white. Large basket measures 9" in height and 17" in diameter. Basket is flexible with large loop handles. Also available in small and medium size. These baskets have a contemporary feel with black and white jute fiber braid. This is a handcrafted item, so product may vary slightly in color and craft from the images.
This basket is made by artisans in Dhaka, Bangladesh.