Sheetal means cool while paati means mat in Bengali. These unique all-season mats are made from soft green cane clips of the Marantadichotoma plant, split length-wise into fine strands. About 14,000 families in Coochbehar district weave these mats for their livelihood.
Biswa Bangla has made design interventions to diversify Sheetalpati handicrafts into multi-use baskets, folders, shoes and other home décor and lifestyle products.
Products in this craft form range from traditional mats to diversified products like coasters, table mats, yoga mats, bags, shoes etc.
Size - 6 Feet by 7 Feet (Length by Width respectively)