Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Agricultural Implements

conical hat

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Conical hat

Khofri

Bodo

Bamboo and palm leaf

Dia: 90 cm

Khofri is a conical hat made from tightly woven bamboo and/or cane splits. Leaf of tokou plant (Trachycarpus martianus) is used covering the hat for water-proofing. This is basically used while working in the paddy field as protective measures from sun and rain. These are of various sizes and designs.