Jherni | Churner


Category: Vastu
Location: Makrani, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Grass (Bamboo), Textile
Grass craft technique: Bending
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This rudimentary churner, made from a branch of a babool tree, was called a jherni. It was made by splitting and bending the branch to form the end that churns the buttermilk. A cloth was tied a little above this end to prevent further splitting of the branch.

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