Khuti | Wall peg

Details

Category: Manjush
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A khuti is a wall peg that is built in as part of the architectural structure. It is used to hang a variety of objects such as clothes, umbrellas, containers, keys and so on. This khuti in a house in Dungarpur had a brass water pitcher hung from it, with a bronze water pot resting in its mouth.

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