Orange and Black Pot Basket with Leather Handle from Ghana


Orange and Black 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. 

Basket measures 10" in height, 10" in diameter at the top and 15" in diameter at the bottom. This basket measures 17" in length with upright leather handle. A large basket to bring color and pattern to your space.

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

These baskets are made by artisans in Bolga, Ghana.