Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Lakhruki, Karauli, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Lime, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Mud relief work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In some smaller houses of remote rural villages, a kothi was the only storage furniture in the house. In such cases, the kothi was used as storage for grains as well as clothes. A shelf was made on the top of the kothi that was used to place smaller items of daily use.

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