3 responses to “The withering tradition of Punjabi basket weaving”

  1. Great story Dinesh.

  2. Good story, would be great to see other craft traditions to be captured on this site. Yaaminey Mubayi has done some good work in recording metal workers in Jandiala Guru and a friend of hers in REEDS has done much work in the crafts of Patiala and Hoshiarpur.

  3. the earning of a whole cast called jhimer was based on this small scale industy, this was totally eco friendly. the small baskets called Bohiya were used to keep roti for whole day thak Dinesh

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