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Karawala Tukri

Karawala Tukri is a basket made by the Bengali speaking population of Tripura. This basket, made of split bamboo, has a flat square base with the sides stretching out to a large circular rim. Four strong handles, called kara, made from split cane are attached to it.

This basket, used for carrying construction materials, has a height of 170 mm. The square base has a diagonal length of 210 mm, while the rim has a diameter of 425 mm.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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