Chhikka | Basket


Category: Vastu
Location: Malab, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Grass (Straw)
Grass craft technique: Basketry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This basket was made by the women of the house and was tied using nylon ropes to the wooden member of the roof. The basket was made using wheat straws which were coloured to create patterns on the surface. Food items were wrapped in separate bags and kept in this chhikka.

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