Aada | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Gol, Sirohi, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Earth, Metal, Wood
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Painting, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Aada are built at varying heights depending on their intended use. This aada was part of a kitchen in a residence in Sirohi and was used to store cooking utensils. Another aada in the same space, used for the same purpose, was built up from the floor level allowing for a larger volume of storage space.

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