River grass storage baskets and boxes. Makes holding even the most mundane of objects, a very ethnic task. This one is native to North Karnataka and uses Sharavati River grass and dried palm leaves from the adjoining forests. Most regions in India use florii within plucking distance to craft dainty-looking, but superwoman-strong, holdalls. And like most good things, it just gets better with time.

Picture: sue_tra on Instagram at a buDa Folklore workshop & http://www.buda.org.in/

Yak it.

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