The open kitchen in this house was on the terrace. A haara was made in a corner of the terrace opposite the kitchen space. This haara was comparatively bigger in size than the haara recorded across the state and was raised on a short pillar constructed on a platform.


  • Title: Haara (Hearth)
  • Location: Tikri, Karnal, Haryana
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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: Admixture, Earth (Mud)
  • Region: Nardak
  • Earth Craft Technique: Plastering
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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