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.


  • Title: Tokri (Basket)
  • Location: Deeghot, Palwal, 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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