Kothi | Larder


Category: Manjush
Location: Chakeri, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Earth (Mud), Glass (Mirror), Lime, Metal, Stone, Wood
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam, Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Stone craft technique: Dressing, Masonry
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

While the design of this kothi is similar to the granaries in the region, it had been built by the lady of the house to function as a larder. She had made this by constructing about 20 cm in height at a time. The kothi was decorated with religious motifs and names of the family members.

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