Chhaj | Winnower


Category: Vastu
Location: Shahdinwala, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Straw), Leather, Wool
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Before marriage, girls decorate the chhaj using colourful threads, woollen tassels and ornamental beads etc. These chhaj are gifted to the bride in her marriage by her family.

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