Khuniya | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Pachgaon, Rewari, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Earth, Lime, Metal (Alloys), Wood
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Painting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Nowadays, most houses have a refrigerator in which delicacies and sweets are stored. Because of this, the primary use of khuniya has changed over time. The use depended on the requirement of the family. These khuniya, found in the bedrooms, were used to keep clothes and blankets.

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