Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Molela, Rajsamand, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Lime
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam, Painting
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This granary (no longer in use) was recorded at an old empty house belonging to a craftsperson at Molela. The tall kothi was previously used to store groundnuts. The mud and lime patterns on it were painted by the craftsperson’s wife.

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