Handcrafted sikki grass weaved basket, made with natural sikki grass.
Sikki is a type of grass of golden colour which is grown in the wet and marshy area around rivers and ponds in Mithila region of North Bihar. Each sikki product starts with a base frame of Munj as per the design. Then the Sikki strands with a 6-inch long needle-shaped tool called Takua are woven around it. These grass products are lightweight, organic & biodegradable.
Wipe with a soft dry cloth, keep away from water and other liquid substances.
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Sikki Grass of Bihar by Munni Devi - The Sikki grass craft has been existing since hundreds of years. The women of Mithila region of North Bihar are known for their impressive craft skills.
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