This almari was built in the storeroom of a residence. It was used for keeping extra pairs of shoes, fans, batteries, boxes filled with threads and other ancillary things. On the sides of this almari, knitted wall hangings made by the woman of the house were hung.


  • Title: Almari (Alcove)
  • Location: Pachgaon, Rewari, Haryana
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • 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: Earth, Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing
  • Region: Ahirwal
  • Earth Craft Technique: Brick masonry, Painting

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