Divassi | Lamp holder


Category: Manjush
Location: Dehra, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Divassi is an ornamented lamp holder built into the walls of traditional and vernacular houses in Haryana. It was used to place earthen lamps to light up the space. This divassi, made of wood and carved in the shape of a lotus, was built inside a room next to the door.

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