Rounded Kaisa Basket Bowl

$19.00
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Sturdy coiled bowl in natural kaisa grass is hand-woven in Bangladesh. Great for a variety of home décor arrangements or as a gift basket. Kaisa is a wild grass used in Bangladeshi basket-making. A very sturdy grass, it dries from its natural light green to a very pale almost tan color.

  • Woven kaisa grass
  • 10Dx6H inches
  • Made in Bangladesh

Meet the Makers: Hajiganj

Hajiganj works with marginalized people in Bangladesh's Nilphamari District. The group is located in one of the poorest areas in Bangladesh, where people are mostly dependent on hiring out to rich farmers who pay very low wages. Benefits to artisans include profit distribution, a producer security fund, medical allowance and skill development. Hajiganj was established in 1998 in the village of the same name, in northwestern Bangladesh. Initially the women artisans made baskets from kaisa grass, later adding a crochet unit.

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