Tokri | Basket


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

This tokri was filled with cucumbers freshly harvested from the field. It was kept on the kitchen platform in the house to be washed and cooked. Food kept in a tokri is generally kept covered using a lid or a smaller basket.

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