Chowki | Low surface


Category: Sapaat
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Stone
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.

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