Kothi | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Rehrodhi, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Husk, Dung), Earth (Mud), Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Mud relief work
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Kothi is a granary commonly made using an admixture of mud, husk and dung. This kothi was recorded in an abandoned haveli of Rehrodhi village in Charkhi Dadri district. Wooden members were used to construct the frame of the granary and the walls were made of an admixture using slab building technique. It was ornamented by creating mud relief patterns on the surfaces.

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