Padola | Granary
Location: Mahta, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Husk, Dung), Lime
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This set of padola were made using an admixture of mud from the local pond bed, husk and dung, and was plastered with lime. These padola have a curved base and a tapering cylindrical body. Originally, they had round wooden lids covering their respective openings.