Sikki Grass Casserole
Sikki Grass Basketcraft, Uttar Pradesh

Rs. 1,240.00

This beautifully handcrafted casserole shaped basket can be used as bread basket ( roti ki tokri ).  This box can also be used for storing your knick knacks , or small items of jewellery or keys chains . Look great for presentation on the dining table as well with its earthy hue. Convenient and eco-friendly, these baskets are useful accessories indeed!

Sikki is a golden coloured grass which grows during the monsoons in the wet and marshy areas around rivers and ponds in Bihar & Uttar Pradesh. Munj (another grass) and khar are other important raw materials for the making of Sikki grass products. Munj is more abundant and rigid, and it is used to give basic shape and strength. At first munj is coiled and then it is covered with Sikki grass.  The grass is boiled with foodcolouring to dye it in different bright colours.

Due to the handmade nature of these baskets, each one is slightly different which we believe adds to the charm and value of each piece.

Heritage
Sikki Grass Basketcraft, Uttar Pradesh
Weight
700 g

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