Almari | Alcove


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

This room was used to make cotton mattresses by the women in the family. This almari was used to place a water pot and tumblers for drinking water that they would need while working. Two small wall niches were built on either side.

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