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Craft documentation on Zharha- Measuring Basket in Nagaland, India
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Zharha is a long lost craft passed down by our ancestors. Back in those days, people practice barter system, they exchange goods or pay off their debts with goods. Zharha served the purpose of measuring the amount of goods to be exchanged or paid.
The six types of measuring basket (Zharha) from left to right - Rhadonuo, Zharha ,Theyo, Khots├╝, Rhakho and Rezh├╝.
Rhadonuo 1/2 kg and Zharha 1kg
Theyo 2 kg and Khotsu 5 kg
Rhakho 10 kg and Rezhu 20 kg
The original Zharha Mr. Vetso found (Left side). The Zharha Mr. Vetso weaved taking reference from the original (Right side )
Mr. Vetsois the craft person
Zharha - Measuring basket

Craft documentation on Zharha- Measuring Basket in Nagaland, India.

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Xaviera Zinyu
Industrial Designer - Furniture and Interiors Bengaluru, India