Basketry Grass

Mountain grass ”Haravola” is made to hats and baskets.

"Haravola" is an extraordinary tough type of grass. It is so tough that it is not suitable as feeding for the cattle — but rather as an material for making sturdy crafts for everyday use, e.g. baskets. The process is shown below by Mme Eva, one of the artisans behind these baskets and hats in La Maison Afrique FAIR TRADE assortment.