Charkha is a spinning wheel used to spin threads out of cotton. This was recorded in Hanumangarh which shares a geographical border with the state of Punjab (where spinning is a common activity). It was made from wood and metal rivets that were used as decorative features.
Title: Charkha (Spinning wheel)
Location: Fatehgarh, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan
Type: Vastu (Object)
Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust