The case of this chakki was made of metal. The flour was collected from the top as it had no opening in the case. It was raised on bricks to get a comfortable height for women while grinding grains sitting on a pidda (stool).


  • Title: Chakki (Hand mill grinder)
  • Location: Jatola, Gurugram, 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: Metal (Alloys & Iron), Stone, Wood
  • Stone Craft Technique: Carving, Dressing
  • Region: Mewat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings

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