Pinjra | Larder


Category: Manjush
Location: Bada Doongra, Banswara, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Meshwork
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Pinjra is a wooden larder resembling a cabinet that is used to store food items. The doors of the pinjra are designed with perforations. This allows adequate air flow and provides the ambient temperature for storage while safeguarding food stuffs from insects and pests.

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