Cane and bamboo mats have been famous in every Indian house since historic times. They can be used as foot mats, temple mats or a piece of decoration. As the time has changed, these mats have been designed by using different colors and shapes.
Indian artisans are dexterous in creating bamboo crafts and arrays of bamboo items are famous in Indian as well as in abroad. Basically the artisans create variations in their creations.The core central portion of the cane stick and the strips are used to create beautiful fancy articles. Walajapet in Vellore District is famous for cane articles.
Generally the products of bamboo are of two types, namely articles required for day to day use and of medium quality, that are more suited to local requirements and another type is articles of finer quality, both decorative and functional, to meet the requirements and tastes of more sophisticated markets.
Like bamboo craft, cane is also a famous craft in India. Cane is used to make trays, baskets, and many utilitarian objects.The craftsmen create different items with the help of different bamboos and canes that are locally known as sundi, barjali, harua, golla etc are required for making furniture and baskets. Items like baskets, Chalani, Crossbows, Kula, Khorahi , Dukula or Tukuri, Dala , Duli or Tali , Doon or Kathi, Bamboo Mats etc.