Madani | Churner


Category: Vastu
Location: Zira, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Glass (Mirror), Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The vertical wooden members of a madani, like this one, are usually turned and lacquered using different colours. It also often has decorative elements like mirrors fitted at the top. The base of this madani was made using members that were carved and lacquered. This is one of the larger and most ornate examples recorded during this research.

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