Kotha | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Chakeri, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Lime, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Lime craft technique: Painting, Plastering
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Small shelves are constructed inside the kotha at the junctions of its walls and roof. These shelves are used to keep valuables and money. Hence, the shutters of kotha are often found to have metal fittings like latches that allow it to be locked.

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