These tipai were recorded outside the kitchen of a residence. The temperature of the water is cooler in the terracotta pot than in the stainless-steel pot. Both types of pots were used in this house to offer water according to the preference of the person drinking it.


  • Title: Tipai (Water pitcher storage)
  • Location: Chhapar, Jhajjar, Haryana
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron)
  • Region: Khadar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Welding

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