Hand Woven East African Grass Basket (Closed Weave)

(8 customer reviews)


Processing Time: 2 weeks
Sold by: The Artisklan

Hand woven out of dried reed grass that grows along the highland river banks known as Milulu in the Tanzanian village of Iringa, this basket is the equivalent of the sea grass basket, an African American creation that was influenced by rice cultivation in West Africa.

Traditionally gifted to new brides by female family members.

This is a multipurpose use basket, with possibilities of use not limited to;

1. Laundry Basket

The option to have this handwoven basket with lid is available for better storage and organization

2. Bathroom Basket Storage

Works great as a towel basket for the bathroom.

3. Pillow Storage Basket

The 17 inches size is a basket large enough to keep all your puffy pillows.

4. Throw Storage

Throw them in or fold your throws neatly into the large basket.

5. Plant Basket

Comes in variety of sizes to suit any size of plant you may have.

Size Guide;

Small (12 by 12 inches)

Medium (14 by 14 inches)

Large (17 by 17 inches)


Shipping Countries: United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Canada

Ready to ship in 2 weeks


Shipping Policy

All our items are handmade upon order and shipped from Nairobi, Kenya, therefore processing time may vary with each product/design and shipping time will depend on location. Please allow up to 28 business days max to receive your order. However most orders will take 7 to 14 business days to get to you. In the event that it takes longer than estimated time, for valid reasons, we shall be keen to update you. Tracking information will be shared upon shipment from our fulfillment center in Nairobi. All shipments are handled by DHL. Please note: International delivery costs do not include any taxes or duties which may be applied by customs at the destination country. Any taxes or duties incurred are the responsibility of the delivery recipient. For more information on taxes, duties and customs regulations, we recommend contacting your local customs office directly. If the receiver refuses to pay taxes and duties, the item(s) will be returned to sender and the order will be refunded, excluding the return and original shipping fee.


Refund Policy

It is in our interest that you are satisfied with your purchase. In the event that you aren't for whatsoever reason, you may return your purchase within 15 days after you have received the item, at your own return shipping cost. You could opt to have another item sent over or get a refund.

8 reviews for Hand Woven East African Grass Basket (Closed Weave)

  1. AshleyClement (verified owner)

    I ordered a large basket and it is BEAUTIFUL. Arrived super quick and is great quality! I would absolutely order again!!

  2. AshleyClement (verified owner)

    So pretty and AMAZING quality!! Would buy again!

  3. Sonja (verified owner)

    I ordered a large Burnt Orange basket and it’s beyond what I expected!! It is absolutely beautiful, the pictures do not do them justice. The color is exactly what I expected. It arrived 5 days earlier than I was told!! Overall, very very satisfied and would buy again.

  4. mnlyons (verified owner)

    Bought this a couple weeks ago and it came super fast!! I use it to store 2 queen sized blankets and they fit just perfect. Super high quality and when it came it even smelled like tea. 10/10 would recommend and will definitely be buying another for the other rooms in my house

  5. ryky_ot (verified owner)

    wow these are so much better than the pictures (and they look really good in thise as well). i got 3 medium, 1 large and a small one they are all so cute and i am so glad i found a listing like this! will buy more at some point

  6. rashidasuttle (verified owner)

    I ordered 3 large baskets and absolutely love them. I would rev them to everyone. The hand written notes was a perfect touch!!

  7. rashidasuttle (verified owner)

    I ordered 3 large baskets and absolutely love them. I would rev them to everyone. The hand written notes was a perfect touch!!

  8. Diamond (verified owner)

    I ordered a large with handles and a small with no handles and they’re just perfect. These are hella beautiful and I already love them a lot lol. I will be ordering more fasho!

    The photo of my order:

    Image #1 from Diamond
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