Parendi | Water pitcher storage


Category: Manjush
Location: Ravan Devra, Alwar, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Masonry, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In the eastern parts of Rajasthan, an in-built water pitcher storage was called a parendi and was less elaborate than its counterparts in the south. This parendi was built along the external wall of a house. When water pitchers were stored, it was also meant for public use.

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