Locally known as “shitol pati”, the intricately woven mats are cool to the touch even during the scorching summer heat.
For centuries, these traditional floor mats are being made at Subidpur village in Kawkhali upazila of Pirojpur.
However, the origin of this craft is unknown to many. The people who make this, Patikar, say they got into this profession in the footsteps of their forefathers.
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