Khaojeb Gedeba (Big Bamboo Storage Basket)

It is a traditional bamboo storage basket for storing all the necessary things.

There are various types of Khaojeb in Dimasa, the one in the image is Khaojeb Gedeba which means Big Bamboo Storage Basket. This Khaojeb Gedeba is used as storage by Dimasa. Clothes, bangles, books and all other things can be keep in the Khaojeb Gedeba.

Cultural Narrative: 

Khaojeb Gedeba is made of bamboo and cane. At first the bamboo is boiled so that it can bring a desirable shape without breaking. Desgins on the side of Khaojeb is made by boil bamboo. The rest part of the Khaojeb is made of cane. Before Khaojeb Gedeba is mainly used by male to store their cloth. Now a days it is used to store any items and for show piece in home by Dimasa.

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