Aali | Wall niche


Category: Manjush
Location: Luhinga Kalan, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Earth, Lime
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This aali was built in the living room of the same residence as the previous example. It was originally used to keep earthen lamps to light up the room at night but is now used to keep teacups and boxes. The unique design of the crown was a feature of most aali in the residence.

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