Chowki | Low surface


Category: Sapaat
Location: Salhawas, Jhajjar, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This chowki was used particularly on the festivals of Navratri and Diwali. A bright red, orange or yellow coloured cloth is laid on the chowki before placing the idols and images of gods and goddesses. It was stored in the attic when not in use and was believed to be made around forty years ago.

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