Tandi | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Waisari, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

On the occasion of a wedding, utensils are gifted to the bride in a peti (chest). These utensils are then displayed on a tandi in her husband’s home, as seen in this example. It is also indicative of the number of people that can be hosted at a given time, thereby symbolising the status of the family.

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