Rai | Churner

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Category: Vastu
Location: Himda, Karnal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This lacquered rai was kept near the courtyard of the house and was used daily to churn buttermilk. Ghee and lassi were also churned using this rai in an earthen pot known as a biloni in some houses in Haryana.

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