Kotho | Larder

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Category: Manjush
Location: Molela, Rajsamand, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Metal, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This kotho was left behind in this old house along with two granaries, when the family moved into a new house. It had two compartments which could be locked by wooden shutters. The compartments were separated by a stone slab.

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