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Mud granaries are often raised up on legs made of stone to prevent moisture from the ground entering into the walls of the granary. The base of the granary is made of wooden planks placed on the stone legs.

Details

  • Title: Kothi (Granary)
  • Location: Marmada, Karauli, 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: Admixture (mud, hay & dung), Earth (Mud), Lime, Stone, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Lime Craft Technique: Plastering
  • Earth Craft Technique: Mud-relief work
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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