Kaincha / Golden Grass Hat- This type of grass locally as “Kaincha” mostly grows in swampy areas and as these dry, turns golden in color, hence the epithet "Golden Grass". Being sturdy and flexible, these lend different shapes. For generations artisans have been creating colorful items using golden grass for decorative and regular usage in the state of Odisha. Women artisans are the ones who have made sure that this centuries old art form doesn't get lost in the course of time. The grass is seasoned under the sun. Different types of boxes, mats, hats remain the most popular items.