Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Agricultural Implements

sieving tray

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Sieving Tray

Chandri

Bodo

Bamboo

Max. Height: 5.5 cm, diameter: 75 cm

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Chandri is a bamboo made sieving tray which is circular in shape with rims at the edges. The main body is flat and rims are made of multiple bamboo strips tethered with the help of cane strings. The weaving of the bamboo splits is done in such a way that it can be used as a sieve. Chandris of various sizes are made for domestic purposes like sieving corns, paddy, and pulses for separating smaller gains and also used for washing fish and vegetables. Sometimes these are used for drying fish and other food items.