The chowki in the Merwara region were found to be taller in height. This pair of chowki were part of a temple collection in Beawar and were used to perform ceremonial activities. A large number of similar chowki were stacked and stored to be used while performing ceremonies.


  • Title: Chowki (Low surface)
  • Location: Beawar, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • 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 (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Merwara
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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