Hookah | Smoking pipe


Category: Vastu
Location: Balali, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Earth (Terracotta, Copper), Metal (Brass), Wood
Earth craft technique: Firing
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Welding
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Three different sizes of smoking pipes were documented in this residence. The biggest one was called hookah, the medium sized smoking pipe was called hookti, and the smallest one was called kali. A group of five men from the neighbourhood were smoking hookah outside the house in the winter sun while sitting on mudha (stool).

View on Google Arts & Culture