Chhaj | Winnower

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Category: Vastu
Location: Mehdipur, Tarn Taran, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Grass (Straw), Textile
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This chhaj was used regularly to separate the grains from the husk or other impurities. The edges at the front that had worn out were repaired by stitching pieces of cloth. This prevented the members of the chhaj from opening up.

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