Wood Carving

Wood is the single largest material available and used by the tribals in their daily life. The wooden articles of daily use include agricultural implements, huts, idols of gods and goddesses, masks, bullock-carts, cots, frames, instruments and other utility articles made of wood.


  • Musada

    A wooden mask used during a dance to celebrate the fulfillment of one's wishes (i.e. Navas). Pictures of family deities are painted on these mask.

  • Pogagota

    Boxes carved out of tough-skinned fruits for keeping the tobacco.