Kans | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Masol, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Concrete
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In the kitchen of this house, the kans was constructed in the space below the staircase. Containers filled with spices and ingredients used for cooking were placed on the shelf. Firewood to be used in a chulha (hearth) was stored below, on the floor.

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