Adinkra Design Hand Woven Bags And Baskets From Bolga, Ghana: Fair Trade For Sale
FAIR TRADE HANDBAG FROM BOLGATANGA, GHANA
You are offerding on a new Bolga Bag. This beautiful African handbag was hand woven from grasses that were dyed with natural plant colors. This Bolga Bag is accent with a leather handle, with intricate designs. Also has an adjustable strap. This bag may be used for shopping, as a baby bag, going to the beach, or to work.
Bolgatanga is a major city in Northern Ghana. Bolga bags have been made here and the surrounding villages for centuries. It was originally made as a sieve to be used in the production of a local drink called pito and as a market bag. Outside influences have changed the uses and designs of the Bolga basket/bag.
Bolga bags are made of natural tropical grass locally known as elephant grass or the technical name of “veta vera”.
Size: Approx 14" wide, 12” height
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