Kharli | Basket


Category: Vastu
Location: Rehrodhi, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Grass (Bamboo, Sarkanda), Leather
Grass craft technique: Basketry, Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A kharli is made using a combination of split bamboo and sarkanda sticks that are joined together using leather threads. Apart from using it for storing grains, this kharli was also used as a unit for measuring grains for barter, when the practice existed in the past.

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