Janeri | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Roopsi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Earth (Mud), Lime, Stone
Earth craft technique: Mud relief work, Painting, Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Stone craft technique: Dressing, Stone masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This is the only janeri recorded in Jaisalmer. Unlike the ones recorded in Barmer, this one was built using stone, the same material used in the construction of the house. A layer of mud and lime plaster was applied over it. It had been painted pink during the festival of Diwali.

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