Dyut | Lamp holder


Category: Manjush
Location: Sanipur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Dyut is an in-built storage element, specifically used for placing lamps on it. In traditional and vernacular houses that were built at a time when electricity was less common, this was an important architectural element. This dyut was carved out of wood and fitted into the wall.

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