Wicker is one of the oldest Gilan local
handicraft which is considered as one of the main family businesses in most
villages of the region and even some cities especially those around the Anzali
lagoon. The local plant called Lee is used in weaving wicker basket, hat, table
cloth and so on.
Furthermore, using a traditional device,
different kinds of covers with various patterns of plants can be produced. The
most important centres of wicker production is Rasht, Anzali, Astaneh-ye
Ashrafiyeh, Lahijan and Langarud.