Bright Day Hamper
Handmade in Bangladesh
Basket hamper w/lid kaisa/recycled sari cotton 19Dx22x28HO multi/asst
- Status: active item introduced 5/1/2013
Notes from Hajiganj:
Kaisa grasses grow naturally on the riverside area and on the sandy islands next to the big rivers. It is harvested once a year during the period of April to June. And from June-July onwards, these grasses become thicker and are then used for other purposes such as making fence, temporary storerooms etc.
The best quality grass grows by the bank of the famous river Padma in Rajshahi district and also by the river Jamuna in Sherpur, Bogra.
After harvesting the green Kaisa grass, the farmers usually leave them in the field for 2-3 days to dry under the sun. Once dried, the green grass turns into golden color. These dried grasses are then tied into bundles and transported to the highland by boat. Then the grasses are loaded into the truck to be delivered to our production center.
Once the grasses reach our production unit, we sundry them for another 3-4 days, and once they are completely dried, we transfer them in our store to be preserved for the entire year of supply to make baskets. The stored grasses are sundried every 60 days to get rid of moisture or dampness.
- Kaisa grass, recycled cotton sari fabric
- Colors and patterns vary
- 18Dx28H inches
- Made in Bangladesh
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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 farMore by this maker