In a dwelling, the place assigned to house water pitchers is known as a paniyaro. In Gujarat, paniyara (plural) are usually in-built platforms or wall receptacles.


  • Title: Paniyaro (Water pitcher storage)
  • Location: Jhinjuda (Zinzuda), Surendranagar, Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth, Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing, Masonry, Painting
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Earth Craft Technique: Brick masonry

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