The stand of this chaakkhi was made out of mud and built into the floor. A hole was provided on the surface to remove the ground flour collected inside. The person would sit on a pidda (stool) while using the chaakkhi.


  • Title: Chaakkhi (Hand mill grinder)
  • Location: Pahlwan, Jind, 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
  • Medium: Admixture, Metal (Iron), Stone, Wood
  • Stone Craft Technique: Carving, Dressing
  • Region: Khadar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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