Musal okhli | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Ramgarh, Ambala, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Mortar and pestle used to grind grains is known as musal okhli. This okhli (mortar) made of stone was set into the floor. The long musal (pestle) made of wood was used by the women in the family by sitting on a patadi (low seat).

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