Khanu | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Sayla, Surendranagar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Lime, Metal, Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Stone craft technique: Carving, Masonry
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A wall receptacle fitted with wooden shutters is referred to as khanu or kabaat. This ornate khanu is found in the kitchen of a rundown palace.

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