Chakki | Hand mill grinder


Category: Vastu
Location: Lakhruki, Karauli, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Earth (Mud), Lime, Stone, Wood
Earth craft technique: Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Grains and foodstuff are considered a sign of prosperity and has a symbolic value associated with it. A hand mill grinder in Karauli made from stone, mud, and lime is decorated with patterns made with lime to depict this symbolic value.

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