• Long Handle Basket Bag: Black
  • Long Handle Basket Bag: Black
  • Long Handle Basket Bag: Black
  • Long Handle Basket Bag: Black

Lesser Store

Long Handle Basket Bag: Black

Regular price

All Lesser Stores baskets are individually hand woven by creative artisans in ghana. Artisans weave is a hereditary profession handed down from one generation to the next. The raw material "elephant grass" grows abundantly in the flood plains around bolgatanga in northern ghana. Elepgant grass is a sustainable and natural material, that can be re-shaped with water. The grass is harvested, dried and finally boiled to dye. the weavers slip each length into two then roll it to give it more strength. Baskets take up to one week to make depending on the size and intricacy of the patterns.

  • Structured leather top-handles
  • Unlined
  • One Size.
  • Due to the handcrafted nature of this piece, differences in the finish are likely to occur and add to the unique nature of each piece.