Senegalese Recycled Pop Can Single Prop Airplane
Using recycled aluminum cans printed with a variety of colorful themes and statements, Senegalese artisans craft miniature single propeller airplane sculptures. Each whimsical little piece of folk art is completely one-of-a-kind.
Swahili African Modern is a fair trade import, design and distribution company based in Eugene, Oregon. Founder Leslie Mittelberg lived in Kenya and fell in love with African artistry. Upon returning to the US in 1995, she founded her company and named it in honor of the people of East Africa whose artistry inspired her. Swahili now has a large network that includes individual markers, export agents, and micro-enterprises in nations all over Africa.
Sold singly in assorted colors. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.
Care: hand wash in warm water, dry and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil. Materials: aluminum cans, wire.
Dimensions: 2" high x 5.5" long x 4.5" deep.
Fairly traded and handmade in Kenya.