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Mercado Lidded Storage Baskets

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Add a natural element to your space – and stash away blankets, toys, or laundry while you’re at it – with these lidded storage baskets. Handcrafted with locally-sourced palm leaves, these designs are as eye-catching as they are useful. Style as a set or mix sizes for extra impact.

Handcrafted by a cooperative of master artisans in Guerrero, Mexico, each basket takes around three days to complete. All made start-to-finish in a fair trade environment.

  • Medium - 14"W x 14"H
    Large - 16"W x 16H"
    Oversized - 20"W x 20"H
    Since each basket is handwoven, please expect some slight variation in size.

  • Hand-braided palm leaves 

  • Natural or Natural & Black

  • Mexico

  • 3 days

Artisans of Sierra Madre

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“We believe less is more, and that sophistication goes hand in hand with simplicity.”
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17° 26' 21'' N
99° 32' 42'' W

Made with higher standards. We preserve artisan craft by paying wages that average 2x the fair trade requirement.

Dust your woven basket on a regular basis, wiping with a damp cloth if necessary. No other cleaning should be necessary.

  • Always free shipping within the continental U.S.

  • Exchanges and returns for store credit are free.

    Prefer a refund? A single re-stocking fee will apply:
    $0 (no fee) for just bedding and/or towels
    $25 for most other returned orders
    if your return includes oversized items (area rugs, furniture, mirrors)

    Easy returns within 30 days of delivery.

To view our full shipping & returns policy - click here.

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Matthew R.
United States United States
Beautiful storage!

Love these baskets, they're as beautiful as they are functional. One thing to keep in mind is they are not overly sturdy. For example the baskets will not support two year old twins trying to climb them :) Great for blanket/soft toy/hamper storage, just keep in mind they don't have any structural support beyond the organic woven material.

Amanda G.
United States United States
good basket size, but strong smell

great for laundry hamper, but smell is very strong

The Citizenry

Thank you for your note! We are glad that you are enjoying your hamper, but we are so sorry that your basket doesn't seem to be leaving you with the best impression! Each basket is made from woven grass palm, so there will be a light scent that will dissipate with time. If desired, we recommend spraying a mixture of essential oils to overpower any scent since the palm will absorb the new fragrance. Additionally, we recommend keeping this beauty away from high humidity sources such as bathroom areas. If you continue to experience an issue with your basket, please let us know and we are happy to take the next steps to resolve this for you. Thanks so much for your support of The Citizenry.

Courtney S.
United States United States
Beautifully made.

These are beautifully made, with nice lines, says the girl who doesn’t typically like baskets. The medium size makes a good hamper. It’s been a warm addition to our bedroom.

Amanda Z.
United States United States
Beautiful large piece

Beautiful piece, larger than expected, great quality

Roseanne S.
United States United States
This is a really handsome basket

This flecked black and cream lidded basket is exactly what one little corner in our tiny and ancient den needed. The hand made textural complexity compliments the hand-hewn posts and beams in our mid 18th century house. It’s roomy volume will provide useful storage for either soft toys for grandchildren, extra throws and blankets in winter, porch pillows in summer. I love it!

mercedes M.
United States United States
Just what I hoped for.

Nice tight weave. Looks refined and hand crafted at the same time.