Parhendi | Water pitcher storage


Category: Manjush
Location: Singar, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Husk, Dung)
Admixture craft technique: Mud relief work, Painting, Slab building
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

An admixture of mud and husk was used to make this parhendi, which was located in a covered space adjacent to the courtyard of the house. On the front surface, a floral motif was made using relief work by the woman of the family. There was only enough space for one water pot, which was covered with a plate and a tumbler was placed on it.

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