Boti | Basket


Category: Vastu
Location: Kattu, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Lime, Papier mache
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Baskets are ubiquitous to most parts of Punjab and are used for various purposes. A basket made of papier mache is called boti. It is mostly used while working on a charkha (spinning wheel), to keep cotton or thread spun on it.

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