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Category: Vastu
Location: Naurangpur, Pathankot, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Grass (Straw), Wool (Rope)
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Wool craft technique: Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Tokri are often decorated using colourful threads and beads by women of the house. Such tokri are made for use in marriage ceremonies and are considered auspicious. Unlike commonly found tokri, this example was made using straw and was decorated using cotton threads.

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