Kotha | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Chak Ramnagar, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Lime, Metal (Iron), Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Some kotha are decorated by painting religious or nature-inspired motifs using lime or gheru on a lime-based plaster that is applied on the surface. This kotha was no longer being used as a granary. The woman who had made it had adapted it to store her personal belongings.

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