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Mona Baskets - Black & Natural

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A handwoven basket so stunning, you’ll find yourself wishing for clutter so you can add one to every room. Blending two types of natural fibers native to the region, this basket is durable, sturdy, and doubles as an art piece no matter where you style it.

The pattern is eye-catching and ever so cheeky, taking a design cue from the weavers’ natural surroundings (why yes, that is an abstract monkey). And the shape is truly what makes you do a double take — it’s so unique and sculptural.

Handwoven by a group of 25 artisans in Guapi, Cauca, each basket is made start-to-finish in a fair trade environment.

  • Medium - 10.5"L x 8"W x 25.5"H
    Oversized- 14.5"L x 10.5"W x 33"H
    Since each basket is handwoven, please expect some slight variation in size.

  • Chocolatillo and paja tetera fibers

  • Natural and black

  • Colombia

Women of Guapi

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“These baskets reflect things central to the culture – colors, fibers, and techniques of the jungle."
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03° 21' 35'' N
76° 38' 18'' W

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

Dust with a microfiber cloth to clean if necessary. Style indoors in a dry place.

  • 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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Vonda W.
United States United States

I ordered the large and small baskets and am SO pleased with the construction and quality of the baskets. The large one holds all my throws in the family room. The small one is just for looks -- for now. Such classy and functional pieces. Worth every penny for such a unique piece.

Linda H.
United States United States
yes but

Bought the set. They are stunning. Exceptionally well made. I checked the height measurements b4 buying so wasn’t surprised how high they are. BUT I never checked width. And they are WIDE. So wide they are nearly unusable in our house together which is why I bought them. Too big to get the box into my car to return them. Plus there’s the return cost. The restocking fee, etc. I’m kinda screwed. BUT THEY ARE REALLY BEAUTIFUL.

The Citizenry

Hi Linda, We are so happy to hear you think these baskets are as beautiful as we do! Our artisans put so much time and care into each piece, so we are thrilled these can be part of your home. However, we are so sorry to hear that the returns process did not seem as easy as we’d hoped. We’re always available to assist with an easy return- which always includes a pre-paid return label- and schedule an at home pickup if needed. Please reach out to if you’d like some help! Thank you again for your feedback, and enjoy those baskets! Sincerely, The Citizenry Team

Michelle B.
United States United States
Exactly as pictured

We keep it near the fireplace for branches and paper that accumulate for future fires. It's changed the whole look of that area from disorganized to pure flair. I couldn't be happier with its quality. I can also see getting a second to store throws in the future. I also love that it's handcrafted in Colombia. I think about that all the time. I will definitely shop Citizenry again.

Michelle C.
United States United States
Excellent quality, gorgeous baskets

Worth the price. These baskets are gorgeous pieces of art. They are perfect for filling an empty space or storing throws. I love them!

Dubravka M.
United States United States
Beautiful and unique

I ordered a large Mona basket. I needed something in my large bedroom to put away my yoga mat and props. It is beautiful and unique. The quality, craftsmanship and built deserve 5 stars. It is large but closing in at the top so you don’t see what’s inside. Stable and stays put on the floor. Love it!

Debby S.
United States United States
Mona Basket

This basket is well made and very unique. I love the basket but do feel it is somewhat over priced.