Almari | Alcove


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

This almari had an arched top and was built in the stone wall of the kitchen in a haveli. It was used as a place of worship in the house. The top shelf was used as a shrine where prints of deities were placed. Items required for worship like camphor and vermillion were placed on the bottom shelf.

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