This Hand-woven African Basket is made from milulu grass, a reed-like swamp grass in East Africa.?Its beautiful neutral design can be incorporated into just about any home design.? Handmade in the city of Iringa, about 300 miles from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - home of the Hehe people.? Makes a great gift for any home de. PLEASE NOTE: our baskets are shipped from our artisans packed down to save on shipping costs. Easily reshape your basket by spraying with water, press into shape by hand, then let dry.