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Plastic wire baskets

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These used to be ubiquitous a while ago (IIRC, I used to carry one of these daily to school as my lunch basket at some point; we still have one such basket at home), but photos seem hard to find on the internet (or I’m just missing the right keywords). So, photos:

Poorani Ammal, Copyright  R Revathi / Mylapore Times

Poorani Ammal, Copyright R Revathi / Mylapore Times


Written by S

Sun, 2013-04-07 at 00:14:29

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. I want to buy one of the basket. How to buy it?


    Tue, 2013-10-22 at 11:09:00

    • I had one made for me as a child and have spent years trying to find information on how to make and the name of the plastic stuff to make them


      Sat, 2015-02-28 at 04:50:43

  2. We used this to carry haNNu-kAyi to the temple. Wonder if this has got anything to do with the observance of maDi :P

  3. I want to buy this basket… How do you have any number so that i can contact you


    Mon, 2017-07-10 at 01:28:27

    • Hey saritabagmar, my mom makes these and if you want to buy please reach out to me on 9740743300

      Priya Sakthivel

      Sun, 2017-12-24 at 04:54:33

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