A churner is commonly known as rai in Haryana. This rai was supported from a wooden post in the verandah using cotton rope. It was used for churning buttermilk in a terracotta pot, which was placed on a pot ring made using rice stalk. This helped to keep the pot upright while churning.
Title: Rai (Churner)
Location: Dhoj, Faridabad, Haryana
Type: Vastu (Object)
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