Almari | Alcove


Category: Manjush
Location: Singar, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Earth, Stone
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Unlike commonly recorded almari where shelves are built inside the niche to create an alcove, this alcove was created by building multiple wall niches one below the other, separated by stone slabs. Corners of the niches were plastered to create rounded edges.

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