Khuti | Wall peg


Category: Manjush
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

When the house was built, as the walls went up, the base of a khuti would be placed on a layer of the material used for construction and then encased. In these lacquered khuti dismantled from an old house, one can see the detail of the bases which are mostly shaped like plugs.

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