Kathatara | Larder
Location: Konara, Barmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The wooden kathatara were recorded only in the Barmer district and were very few in number. They were made using local teak wood and were painted in desired colours. This example was no longer in use as a larder as it had worn out over time.