Alagni | Hanger


Category: Manjush
Location: Banswa, Palwal, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Nylon (Rope)
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

While large cabinets and chests are used to store clothes of occasional wear, smaller caskets or in-built cabinets are used for everyday clothes. In the absence of such storage furniture, an alagni becomes the primary storage furniture for everyday clothes. This alagni was made by tying a rope between two khuti (wall pegs) in the corner of a room.

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