Kotho | Granary

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Category: Manjush
Location: Kharod, Panchmahal, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud)
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The form of this kotho– rectangular storage space resting on three pairs of legs – resembles the delicately ornamented granaries of Kutch. However, it is devoid of any embellishment.

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