Todhi | Lamp holder
Location: Sisai, Hisar, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Stone craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
In the north-western regions of Haryana, a lamp holder is called todhi. This wooden todhi was used to place bottles containing oil and a wick that were used as lamps. The slight depression on the top surface of the todhi helped in keeping the lamp stable.