Chowki | Low surface


Category: Sapaat
Location: Pundri, Kaithal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This chowki was one of the largest examples recorded in Haryana. The owner used this chowki to sit and rest during the afternoons in his shop. A cotton mattress with bolsters was laid when he sat on it. It was previously used at his house as a surface to keep a sandook (chest) or a peti (chest).

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