A sarpoz is made by twisting wheat stalks or grass to create the form. This is then decorated with woollen threads of different colours, making patterns on its surface. This sarpoz was made recently and was used by the family to keep freshly prepared roti.


  • Title: Sarpoz (Container)
  • Location: Tarobri, Fazilka, Punjab
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton, Grass (Straw)
  • Region: Malwa
  • Grass Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Cotton Technique: Weaving

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