Charkha | Spinning wheel
Location: Dhaula, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Leather, Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This charkha was recorded in a residence in Barnala. The members of this charkha were made using turned wood and lacquered in traditional colours of red, green and yellow. The part where the needle is held from was made using leather.