Basket Weaving

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Ritu Varuni
The making of baskets is an age-old craft of leisure which was practised by the male elders of the family in the traditional rural economy of Nagaland. It was never a profession in the old context, and hence the dwindling of this skill in present times. Bamboo and cane basketry is not art in tribal…
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Ritu Varuni
Bamboo and cane basketry is an intrinsic part of everyday life in Nagaland. The traditional basketry that creates products of utility and ritual use is marked by fine detailing and varied and intricate weaves. The expertise and skill around the making of these products are ancient and are passed…
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