Heritage Festival
2014

Basket Weaving

Category
General
Date
3 - 9 April 2014, 4:00 - 9:00pm
Venue
Bahrain National Museum, Stall 10
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Basket weavers utilize palm leaves to make several items available in Bahraini homes including the sofra dining mat, storage baskets,small dishes, hand fans and chicken coops.

It is one of the most prominent crafts and is still practiced in several villages throughout the island. Basket weavers today can mainly be found in the

villages of Karbabad, Jasra, and Budaiya.

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