Tokra | Basket


Category: Vastu
Location: Godam, Panchkula, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Grass (Bamboo)
Grass craft technique: Basketry, Splitting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This tokra was made out of bamboo by the local craftspeople of Panchkula district. It was used to strain cooked rice while preparing food for large gatherings during weddings or other celebrations. When not in use, it was stored under a khaat (charpoy) in the room.

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