Chowki | Low surface
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
In a traditional Shekhawati haveli, the courtyard is an important architectural element around which most of the cooking and cleaning activities take place. In this haveli in Mandawa, a stone chowki was kept near the courtyard to place washed utensils on it.