Tankhuniya | In-built cabinet


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

Tankhuniya is an in-built cabinet specifically built across the corner of a room. Like the aada, it is built when the house is being built. A carpenter would later be commissioned to fix a wooden frame and attach hinged shutters.

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