Silbaat | Grinding stone
Location: Bhalsi, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Grinding stones are made in different shapes and sizes. The baat of this grinding stone was semicircular in form. It provided a comfortable grip while holding it during the process of grinding. The rectangular sil was smaller in size compared to other examples and was bought from the local market.