Kaawad | Shrine

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Category: Vastu
Location: Bassi, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This is a new kaawad made by national award-winning craftsperson, Shri Satya Narayan Suthar. Oil paints have replaced the natural colours that were once used for painting the kaawad. The motif of a sun god is traditionally painted on the top rail of the facade.

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