Tokra is a basket made by weaving shehtoot (mulberry) branches together. It is used to keep various items like vegetables, fodder for cattle and sweets on special occasions. Based on the type of item stored in it, a tokra is used either indoors or outdoors.


  • Title: Tokra (Basket)
  • Location: Sotai, Faridabad, Haryana
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Grass (Mulberry branch)
  • Region: Mewat
  • Grass Craft Technique: Basketry

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