Todhi | Lamp holder


Category: Manjush
Location: Kandela, Jind, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This carved wooden todhi, minimal in its ornamentation, was fixed to the column of a residence that was partially demolished. In older houses, such lamp holders were built into walls and columns all around the room, particularly on either side of the doors.

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