Aala | Wall niche


Category: Manjush
Location: Damdama, Gurugram, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Earth
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This simple aala was built beside a door in a semi-open space of a residence. Khuti (wall peg) were fixed on either side and were used to hang steel containers for fetching milk from the cattle shed.

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