Artisans Solidaires Kasserine
BLUE HALFA PLACEMAT
Using skills passed down over generations, the Artisans Solidaires Kasserine transform local halfa grass into rugs, baskets and these rustic, fringed placemats. Loom-woven by hand using all natural materials and dyes, they demonstrate how local artisans are introducing traditional crafts to an international audience. Meet the artisan collective >
100% halfa grass with indigo dye. Due to the natural dyes and materials, the color may fade in the sun.
17 3/4”L x 11 3/4”W without fringe
Care: Hand wash using water and soap. Do not wash in washing machine. Dry cleaning is the best option for removing stains or occasional cleaning.
Based in the Kasserine region of Tunisia along the Algerian border, this collective of mostly women artisans uses natural materials and ancestral techniques to create baskets, rugs and pottery imbued with local terroir. Their pieces are inspired by the patterns and shapes of the traditional Tunisian home updated for modern aesthetics.