Charkha | Spinning wheel

Details

Category: Vastu
Location: Gogoani, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This charkha was made from wood with metal fittings used to hold the wooden members in place. It was painted in white and pink colours. Some parts of this charkha had worn out over time and it was no longer in use.

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