Kotha | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Beran Gaon, Bhilwara, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
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 like this example were also used as larders to store containers of oil, sugar and such other ingredients used in cooking. Such kotha had inbuilt shelves constructed on the inside by placing wooden planks supported by the walls of granary.

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