Jaali | Larder
Location: Dhaipai, Faridkot, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Meshwork
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This jaali was placed in the kitchen next to a set of padola (granary). Though the larder was quite old, new tower bolts were fixed on the top and bottom of the shutter to lock the door. Members of this jaali had not been polished, giving it an unfinished, rugged look.