This basket with inset handles is hand woven from kaisa grass, twisted and stitched into shape then decorated with grey and white cotton thread. Baskets are commonly made from kaisa because of the sturdy nature of the grass, making these baskets robust enough for everyday use. Hand crafted by skilled artisans working with Dhaka Handicrafts, one of our fair trade partners in Bangladesh.
Dhaka Handicrafts creates income opportunities for economically deprived rural artisan families leading them towards self-reliance. Family welfare and development, gender equality issues and women’s leadership are actively promoted, with approximately 16,000 people benefiting through Dhaka Handicrafts’ work with 3,200 producers.Read more
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