Jute & Jute Products

Jute & Jute Products


Made and worn by the jyapu farmer caste of the Newari community, this unusual straw footwear can be seen on the feet of the women working in the fields in winter.

An ancient craft, the coarse spongy reed mat used for it is unique to Nepal and is grown in nearby places its traditional usage is to craft it into shoes though this excellent material is also used to make sleeping mats and floor mats.



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