Kans | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Serdha, Kaithal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Shelves are known as kans in the Khadar region. Utensils used for everyday cooking and dining were displayed on this kans, built in the kitchen of a residence. A thin cotton cloth with embroidered border was spread to keep the surface of the kans clean, and as a decorative feature.

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