Bolga Market Basket Rare Folding Handle (MHF116)
Large Size: 15 1/2" diameter by 10" tall not including handle height. Color: Turquoise, 2 shades of green, golden orange, violet and red/red pink. This is a very rare basket. It is a market basket with a folding handle. It is large and very pretty!
These baskets are made by the skilled weavers of Bolgatanga (Bolga for short), Ghana, Western Africa. They take the local grass called elephant grass to make this basket. The leather handle is braided adding to its beauty. This basket is strong and very durable. It can be hosed down if dirty or needs reshaping. Instructions included. Great for the market, holding newspapers and magazines, towels in the bathroom, unlimited uses. This is the basket you will receive.