Tokra | Basket


Category: Vastu
Location: Badhni Kalan, Moga, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Grass (Bamboo, Mulberry Branch)
Grass craft technique: Basketry, Splitting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Baskets made by weaving mulberry branches are called tokra or tokri. The internal framework of these baskets is often made of bamboo strips, over which the mulberry branches are woven. Such baskets are used to store various household items and vegetables.

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