Chakki | Hand mill grinder
Location: Jatola, Gurugram, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Metal (Alloys, Iron), Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The case of this chakki was made of metal. The flour was collected from the top as it had no opening in the case. It was raised on bricks to get a comfortable height for women while grinding grains sitting on a pidda (stool).