Khunti | Wall peg
Location: Deeghot, Palwal, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Wood craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A khunti is a wall peg used to hang various things. This khunti was made of stone and carved in the shape of a peacock. Fixed onto one side of the main door, its pair was built on the other side. They were used to tie bandarwal (buntings) during festivals and auspicious occasions.