Aali | Wall niche


Category: Manjush
Location: Kasanda, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Earth, Stone
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Different sizes of aali were recorded in the verandah of this residence. The aali bigger in size was constructed at a lower level in the wall and was used to keep plastic bottles to be used for various purposes. The smaller one constructed at the top was used to keep grains for the birds.

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