Padola | Granary


Category: Manjush
Location: Pharwahi, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Husk, Dung), Earth, Lime, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Mud relief work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Padola is a granary made using an admixture of mud, dung and husk. It is made by the women of the house and is usually found in the kitchen area. It is used to store grains or flour required for daily use.

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