This is the only janeri recorded in Jaisalmer. Unlike the ones recorded in Barmer, this one was built using stone, the same material used in the construction of the house. A layer of mud and lime plaster was applied over it. It had been painted pink during the festival of Diwali.


  • Title: Janeri (Shelf)
  • Location: Roopsi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth (Mud), Lime, Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing, Stone masonry
  • Region: Marwar
  • Lime Craft Technique: Plastering
  • Earth Craft Technique: Slab building, Mud relief work, Painting

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