Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhujodi, Kutch, Gujarat
Cultural region: Kutch
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Lime
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam, Mud mirror work, Mud relief work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Lime plastered granaries, embellished with mud-relief and mirror work, are a feature of the vernacular dwellings of Kutch. The motifs on this kothi resemble the mirror work embroidery practiced by the women of this region.

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