Khadvanja | Water pitcher storage


Category: Manjush
Location: Chandi Wala, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This khadvanja was made with wooden members fixed by mortise and tenon joinery. It was designed like a trestle structure and was the only one of its kind recorded in Punjab. The khadvanja was also used to place a tokri (basket) with washed utensils. Water was stored in plastic containers below it.

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