Ghanti ane thalo | Hand mill grinder & stand


Category: Vastu
Location: Bhad Ghed, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Iron), Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings, Riveting
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This ghanti is placed in a metal thalo. It was recorded in a rural dwelling in Porbandar. The legs of the thalo are embedded into the earthen floor surface. The ghanti ane thalo are accompanied by a sangamachi on which a woman sits while grinding grains.

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