Pinjra | Larder


Category: Manjush
Location: Maroodi, Barmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Instead of meshwork, the sides and the doors of this pinjra were made using thin strips of metal fitted to form a mesh-like design. In many homes, in spite of having a refrigerator, pinjra were still used to store cooked food and dairy products required for the day’s use.

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