Bilona | Churner
Location: Lakhruki, Karauli, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Earth (Terracotta), Wood
Earth craft technique: Pottery
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Bilona is an object used for churning butter or buttermilk. It is made up of an earthen pot and a wooden churner which is tied to a vertical support (in this case, a column). A rope is loosely tied around the rod that aids the churning process.