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The wooden kathatara were recorded only in the Barmer district and were very few in number. They were made using local teak wood and were painted in desired colours. This example was no longer in use as a larder as it had worn out over time.

Details

  • Title: Kathatara (Larder)
  • Location: Konara, Barmer, 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: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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