Padola | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhikhi, Mansa, 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 padola was placed next to a jaali (larder) in the kitchen space of the house. A distinctive colour difference can be seen on the top and bottom surface of padola, as a fresh layer of lipan was applied on it, a couple of days before it was documented.

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