Todhi | Lamp holder


Category: Manjush
Location: Sisai, Hisar, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Stone
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.

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