Musal okhli | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Luhinga Kalan, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This musal okhli was in the semi-open verandah of a residence. The musal (pestle) made of turned wood, was one of the most elaborate examples recorded in Haryana. Grains like wheat and millet were partially crushed and later fed into the chakki (hand mill grinder) to grind them into flour.

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