Sarpoz | Container
Location: Tarobri, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton, Grass (Straw)
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A sarpoz is made by twisting wheat stalks or grass to create the form. This is then decorated with woollen threads of different colours, making patterns on its surface. This sarpoz was made recently and was used by the family to keep freshly prepared roti.