Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Chainpura, Baran, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Hadoti
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Husk, Dung), Lime
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Smaller granaries called kothi are used to store small quantities of grains or flour to last up to a fortnight or a month. This kothi, shaped like a pot, was made using an admixture of mud, husk and dung. It was finished with a coat of lime plaster.

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