Chowki | Larder


Category: Manjush
Location: Bassi Gujjran, Rupnagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The corners of this chowki were braced with metal fittings to strengthen the wooden members. The edges of the top surface were fitted with wooden beadings that were not flush with the vertical panels. The openable panel to access the storage space within rests on this beading.

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