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 relief work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Grains and pulses for daily consumption are stored inside a kothi. It has a small hole towards the bottom as an outlet for grains. This hole is known as an aanu; it is usually fitted with a mud plug as stopper.

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