A raised platform was built around this chulha, to keep things like the hot pan, rolling pin and board, tongs, and matchbox after their use. At the bottom, a boundary was made to contain the firewood ash from the hearth.


  • Title: Chulha (Hearth)
  • Location: Chhainsa, 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
  • Medium: Earth
  • Region: Mewat
  • Earth Craft Technique: Brick masonry, Plastering

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