Tokra | Basket


Category: Vastu
Location: Sotai, Faridabad, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Grass (Mulberry Branch)
Grass craft technique: Basketry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Tokra is a basket made by weaving shehtoot (mulberry) branches together. It is used to keep various items like vegetables, fodder for cattle and sweets on special occasions. Based on the type of item stored in it, a tokra is used either indoors or outdoors.

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