Paniyara | Water pitcher storage
Location: Malpura, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Earth (Mud), Stone
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam
Stone craft technique: Dressing, Masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A simple and frugal paniyara with just a single niche and a stone ledge was built at the entrance of an Adivasi house. The family filled water from the nearby hand pump and stored it for drinking purposes.