Changair | Basket
Location: Zira, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Straw)
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Changair is a flat basket made of date leaves, palm leaves or munjh grass. It is commonly used in the kitchen to place freshly cooked roti (flatbread). It is generally decorated by weaving colourful threads to create patterns.