Chhikka | Food cloche
Location: Ghudda, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Chhikka is a food cloche used to store pots or utensils containing food items, to protect it from pets or rodents. This chhikka was recorded in a museum in Bathinda. As per the object label, it was donated by a lady called Savita Goyal and was labelled as jali.