Chhavla | Winnower


Category: Vastu
Location: Dangawas, Nagaur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Merwara
Materials: Grass (Straw), Leather
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The edges of this chhavla were covered with leather that allows for a comfortable and smooth grip. It also protects the plant stems from termites and other pests. Typically, chhavla were stored by hanging them on a khuti (wall peg).

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