Chakki | Hand mill grinder


Category: Vastu
Location: Dodewala, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Stone, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A chakki is generally provided with a base to collect the ground flour. The base of this chakki was made using an admixture of mud, dung and hay and was plastered using lime. The top stone of this chakki was decorated with patterns made using red and silver paint.

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