Artisan: The Baba Tree
These skillfully crafted one-of-a-kind baskets are handwoven by men and women in the town of Bolgatanga, West Ghana. Choosing, splitting and rolling the straw for one wave basket takes one entire day. It takes another half day to dye the straw, and four to five days to actually weave the basket.
Perfect for storage in any room, the baskets are woven in a sophisticated beige and black stripe to form a "wave" effect that is unique and beautiful.
Dimensions: approx. 18" (47cm) d. x 11" (28cm) h.
The Baba Tree
Every day dozens, sometimes hundreds, of weavers—men, women, children and students—arrive at The Baba Tree compound to conduct business, work and discuss village issues. In the shade of the Baobab Tree these weavers...
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