Kothi | Granary

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

In Kutch, mud granaries are made by women, who meticulously decorate them with mud-relief and mirror work. The d├ęcor is similar to that done on the interior walls and other mud furniture within the vernacular dwellings.

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