Aada | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal, Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Stone craft technique: Dressing, Masonry, Painting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In this aada, the niche was formed by placing two stone slabs into the wall. The bottom slab was supported with a decorative feature at the base. Located in one of the bedrooms, this aada was used to store personal belongings. It was flanked by two aliya (wall niche) which were used to store personal items of everyday use.

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