SKU: BSCUTJT029 Model: JUTECRAFT 29 Brand:Utkalika Availability: In Stock
Palm Leaf Crafts
Palm Tree also known as "Palmyra", a tall fan leaf, yielding a hard wood and sweet sap, and a source of palm wine and sugar, and palm oil which are used in everything from cosmetic to food ingredients are found in different parts of our country India. Mostly they are found in Nellore, tamil Nadu & Coastal areas of Odisha. The Palmyra is of 2 Types/Species, Sri-tad & Khar-tad.The leaf of Palm Tree is known as Palm Leaf. The central portion of Palm-Leaf called 'mongu akku' is used in basketry woven by women from the agricultural communities of surrounding regions. The leaves of Palm Tree are used for many purposes including thatching, weaving, and creating many items & applications and forms such as umbrellas, hats, sunshades, a large range of baskets, trays & coasters which are made using the coiled binding process. Strips of palm trees are also dyed to provide many pattrens.Palm leaves were also used as writing materials in South Asia and in Southeast Asiadating back to the 5th century BCE,and possibly much earlier. Dried leaves are used for writing Manuscripts. Palm leaves have been associated from past, but has it's craze, up field even today.