Extra Large Cylindrical Hogla Rope Basket from Bangladesh


Extra Large Cylindrical 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.

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 19" in height and 16" in diameter. Ideal for use as a laundry basket or for storing woolens and blankets. Basket has cut outs for handles. This is a handcrafted item, so products may vary slightly in color and craft.

Basket is made by artisans in rural Bangladesh.