Chakki | Hand mill grinder


Category: Vastu
Location: Nanoki, Patiala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Welding
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The base of this chakki was made of metal and had legs made of bent metal rods. It had a small opening, from where the ground flour would be removed into a vessel that would be kept under the stand. This chakki was recorded in a private collection.

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