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Bamboo Carrying Baskets of Meghalaya

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Bamboo Carrying Baskets of Meghalaya

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Bamboo is easily available across the state of Meghalaya. The Khasi basket is comical in form with a large rim and coarse closed weave. It is carried on the back with the help of a broad braided head strap. Garos set an excellent example of refined craftsmanship by making another closed weave bamboo basket. it is used for carrying grain and other shopping items. One can also find miniature replicas of khasi baskets sold as souvenirs.

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