Chowki | Low surface
Location: Dangawas, Nagaur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Merwara
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Where people could not afford more elaborately ornate chowki, they painted plain wooden chowki, like this one, with a combination of geometric and floral patterns. This was used for religious or ceremonial purposes.