Why Buy Me?
- Bring women and men in Ghana the opportunity to earn a valuable second income
- Hand woven in Northern Ghana
- Black leather handles made using sustainable-sourced goat's leather
The Basket Room - Didi Moses Basket - Natural
Handwoven in Northern Ghana, this beautiful baby bassinet features striking black stripes and tribal-inspired blocks on a natural elephant grass base. Its matching black carry handles come in buttery-soft and sustainably-sourced goat's leather.
The majority of these weavers are men having been taught the age-old art of basket weaving from their own mothers and fathers. Agricultural work is the mainstay of most weavers' family incomes, but poor rainfall and drought makes life extremely challenging. Basket weaving, and producing these exquisite woven Moses baskets, brings women and men the opportunity to earn a valuable second income.
Each Moses basket takes around three days to weave, using veta vera grass (also known as 'elephant grass') which grows wild in Ghana and is remarkably sturdy when woven. These Ghanaian Moses baskets are the perfect napping space for new arrivals.
- Leather handles made from sustainably sourced goat's leather
- Protective cotton liner
- Machine washable jersey soft sheet
- Thick hypoallergenic foam fitted mattress
- Hand woven in Northern Ghana; giving women & men the opportunity to earn a valuable second income
What's included? Each basket comes with a 1' thick hypoallergenic foam mattress covered in a machine washable quilted cover and cotton fitted sheet, nestled in a protective cotton liner.
Age suitability: Suitable from birth until approx. 3 to 4 months (or until your baby can sit up unaided).
Fabric composition: Elephant Grass, Goat Leather, Foam Mattress, Cotton Sheet & Liner
Safety/Warnings: Please note for safety that this is not a carrying device and should only be used on the floor or a safe level surface when baby is inside.
Standards UK & EU: Complies with British Standards BS EN 1466 when sold with liner.
Assembly: Fully assembled
Care & maintainence: Care & Maintenance: Basket - spot clean with damp cloth. Liner, sheet and mattress cover machine washable.
Dimensions: L:75cm x W:40cm x H:25cm (at hood) approx. Please note, as this is a handmade product, dimensions & colour may vary from those shown in the photographs
Weight: 2kg (approx)
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