Tankhuniya | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Gowari, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal, Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Stone craft technique: Dressing, Masonry, Painting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The space formed under the tankhuniya and the shelf above were used to keep items necessary for use as the women prepared food on a gas stove. Other houses in Gowari had tankhuniya almost identical to this one. They were just painted in different colours in different houses.

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